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Flea’s first school report: the highlights

Flea has now finished her first year at pre-school, and her teacher dropped off her file today. This includes a regular school report. Apparently, Flea is a “lovely little girl who is polite and sensible at all times”. But the file also includes dozens of Flea’s drawings together with lots…

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No, I don’t want to give my child a ‘head start’, thanks.

When we moved to Lancashire, Flea and I signed up to a variety of activity groups, hoping to meet some other Mums and kids. On one level it was a resounding success – we met some great Mums at swimming, and I knew I’d get along with the local vicar…

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7 Things I Hate About You…*

Well, it's my first meme here at Who's the Mummy, courtesy of Emily over at  Maternal Tales, who understands that I left my heart in Brighton. I have to list seven of my personality traits, and then pass on the meme to seven other blogs. So, here goes: Inappropriate. I…

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Everything you wanted to know about me and Flea – by Flea

It's been a week since we launched our new blog, and we're so excited – over 1,000 visitors! Amazing. I feel a responsibility to be entertaining now I know I have an audience, but since I had a child, I figure I can leave that sort of thing mostly to…

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Punching children and other things you probably shouldn’t do.

So, my ongoing campaign to become Lifetime President of the Bad Mummy Club continues apace, as I accidentally punched my child in the face yesterday while fighting with the f****ing car seat straps. I admit, I was distracted by the fact that Flea was singing her new favourite song, which…

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