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Ahh. So it arrives.

That dreaded letter from the dentist. I hate going to the dentist. I think it comes from a mixture of things really – my mum has always hated the dentist though tried to “power through” and never admitted it until I was older and then there was my teeth as I… Continue reading


When I first met my husband, Adam, he smoked. Not quite in chimney-esque style, but enough. It never really bothered me, it wasn’t something that he ever did in the house nor would I have let him in my home, but it was back in the day when you could smoke in pubs, bars and… Continue reading

Reuben's one of the overweight children...

Last week Roo had a reception weight and height thing at school. They are offered out to everyone, but you do have the option to refuse if you wish. I have to be honest and say I was rather surprised that people would want to refuse – why? It’s only a weight and height thing… Continue reading


I often think about how what I say impacts the kids, usually after the event because, well I’m a touch thoughtless in the moment. I don’t mean swearing because I have expressed my thoughts on that before, however I do think there is something I do that I really need to knock on the head… Continue reading