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How My First Labour Went Wrong & Why I’m Hoping For A Positive Natural Birth

January 28, 2018

I have never been proud to tell my labour story. I have a terrible fear of judgement every time I mention the words “failure to progress”.Β After 3 days in labour, a failed induction, broken waters and having already exhausted every other option, I gave in and admitted defeat. Because it ended in an emergency caesarean section, I do feel somewhat inferior when it comes to discussing my birth story. Hopefully, I can use my experience to help others not make…

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13 Money Saving Resolutions For 2018

January 18, 2018

I found out that it was Blue Monday on the 15th of January, which is apparently the day we are all feeling a bit crap about our weight, our life, and our bank account balance. It’s so true, but I wouldn’t call it Blue Monday… I’d call it Blue Month.Β  Most of us are paid the week before Christmas, and despite the yearly “be careful though as it has to last you a bit longer!” advice that we receive and…

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The ‘Perception’ of Bloggers / Vloggers

January 16, 2018

Today was rather eventful in the blogging/vlogging world. All day I was seeing posts and tweets that I knew must have been about something, I just didn’t know what, and then I stumbled across this Facebook postΒ from an actual hotel’s business page: I almost linked directly to the post, but decided I couldn’t bare to give him any more traffic so have taken the page name out. Oh, and all of the promotional links he shoved in there too. Sorry,…

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How To Always Be On Time When You Have Kids

January 15, 2018

If there is one thing I am known for amongst my group of friends, it is my excellent time keeping skills. People usually applaud me for always turning up 5 minutes early, prepared for the day, with Oscar by my side in pristine condition. He always has his jacket and shoes on, and I always have a pre-made snack ready for whenever he decides he is hungry. There is never a panic, and I also never forget anything. HAHA. Control…

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