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Category: family life

Easy holidays from Bristol

It’s absolutely pouring down outside and Tibbs has chickenpox, so we’re stuck indoors with CBeebies and a lot of anti-itching lotion. Naturally, my wandering mind has turned to holidays and sunnier times. We’re so lucky to live in Bristol, because it puts such a huge amount of wonderful holiday locations…


Never shut the back door – why saying goodbye to the pre-motherhood you is a bad idea

Inspired by this piece from The Telegraph this week, I’ve been having more than a moment’s thought for the pre-mother in me. My favourite bit says, Motherhood is hard because there is an assumption that it will instantly take away all your demons and make an honest woman out of…