The One Where Flea Changes School

Changing schools in the middle of the year was never in the plan. But here we are. This morning, I dropped Flea off at a new school, having left her old school on Friday. I’m not someone who makes this kind of decision lightly. To say the least. For starters,…

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A Letter to a New Mum

Anyone who has the privilege of being a new Mum knows that it can be magical, intoxicating, and life-changing. It can also be exhausting, worrying and just boring. Today I’m teaming up with WaterWipes to create a letter for a new Mum. I’m sharing some of the things I’ve learned…

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Awesome Things about Raising 12 Year Olds

I had coffee with a friend yesterday who is also a Mum to a 12-year-old tween daughter. At one point, we both sighed and agreed that, oh my goodness, raising a tween girl is hard. And honestly, there’s not that much advice out there about parenting a tween girl. Babies?…

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The One Where We Hire a Maths Tutor

Year 8 has been a tough one for Flea – not least because she’s started to struggle in maths lessons. Flea has always been pretty good at maths. But she’s AMAZING at English. Human nature being what it is, Flea tends to think that she’s terrible at maths. Because she…

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How was your Mother’s Day?

How was your Mothers Day? Mine was… very us. Hockey at some ungodly hour of the morning, then home to squeeze an entire week’s worth of domestic chores into three hours, then a family Mothers Day get-together to celebrate all the mamas in the family. I’m not going to lie.…

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