Unsugar Coated Motherhood

From stressed out mama of three to thriving home educator, this is our journey from start to present.

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Motherhood Is…

Motherhood is enjoying an evening connecting with your partner. Both giving each other “the look” throughout your exchanges and walking upstairs confident that you’re on for some damn fine loving. Only to find a small child in your bed, with a snotty nose and warm head. Instead of getting laid you get coughed on all […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Guest Post: What Makes Smartick Tick? Exclusive Discount Code Included #ad

**Disclaimer: my family have been given a year’s subscription to Smartick in return for media coverage on my platforms. This piece has been written by the Smartick team and I have not been compensated for posting it. The mission behind Smartick is quite simple: help every child master the maths foundations and develop lifelong traits […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Everything I Thought I Knew about Teaching Kids Respect was Wrong. Here’s What I’ve Learnt During a Decade of Parenting

Before I became a parent, I thought I knew everything about teaching kids respect. When my kids were really small, my views were still pretty much the same. I don’t know if it’s the era we’re living in, my decade of experience as a parent, or a combination of both that have changed my views. […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Paleo Vegan BBQ Sauce (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

My paleo vegan BBQ sauce has just five ingredients, and as with all my recipes, is ridiculously easy to make. Most bbq sauces have ketchup as the first ingredient, which instantly means lots of sugar. You should know by now how much I dislike the s word. I’m using blackstrap molasses as the (natural) sweetener […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Am I Being Judged or Am I Judging Myself?

All too often people (mainly mums) tell me they are being judged, mostly by other mums. No less than five times in the last week, different people have said: “don’t judge me” usually followed up with “I know you wouldn’t”. Two things here: firstly, why say something you don’t mean? Secondly, anyone who properly knows […]

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