Month: July 2018

almost forty

I’m Almost Forty, and that’s Just Fine

‪Today is my 39th birthday. I am almost forty, and that’s okay I didn’t think I’d feel this way, but something has shifted in me this past year. I’ve finally accepted the fact that I’m getting older, and am genuinely okay with the idea. Might sound ridiculous, but this mindset hasn’t come easily. I started adulthood […]

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family estrangement
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Review: Planet Hollywood London #ad

Before having children, eating out in nice restaurants was a regular occurrence. For Hubby’s thirtieth birthday, which was six days after Polly’s first, we went to The Ivy and were in for a massive shock. It would seem that dining with a small child in tow was a very different experience to the ones we […]

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Mental Health

On Body Confidence and a Bid to #bemorewitwitwoo

Why we should all #BeMoreWitWitWoo On Monday 16th July 2018, the UK parent blogging community lost one of it’s original members. The vivacious, kind and witty force of nature, Kate Sutton. Although it’s been under the saddest circumstances, it’s been exceptionally heartwarming to see bloggers united in their adoration for this wonderful woman. Kate touched […]

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Eleanor Oliphant

Eleanor Oliphant: I Adored this Magnificent Piece of Writing but Most Definitely Did Not Find it Funny!

I gobbled up the first ten chapters of my latest read, the bestselling sensation Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. It truly is a marvellous book in many ways, exploring society on a level that fiction rarely does. Debut author Gail Honeyman should be incredibly proud of herself for this stunning piece of writing. It’s no […]

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your phone
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Can’t Stop Breaking Your Phone? You Need these Top Tips!

If, like me, you are incapable of not breaking your phone, then you need to read on my friends. I have broken no less than three phones in the last year. THREE! My inability to have a piece of tech for longer than a week without an issue is becoming the unfunniest running joke in […]

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