Evergreen

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Summer is well and truly upon us, but now I’m a Mum things are a little different. It no longer means lazy afternoons in the beer garden, BBQs in the park and lying out in the sun. It’s more geared around paddling pools, suncream and trying to stay in the shade. Those days are surprisingly

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I’m going to be honest – I’m not actually sure I know how to write this post without making both my mother and I sound completely insane. I mean, we are pretty bonkers so I’m not even going to try and deny that part, but this may make us sound completely off our rockers. So

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Last week, in a Costco car park, I had a man come up to my car window to shout at me and call me names. The reason? I had shaken my head as I drove past them, as they had driven into the space that I had been patiently waiting for. Blocking my door so I

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The end of the school year brings excitement for so many. Thoughts of long summer days spent playing in paddling pools and eating ice lollies. For most kids the holidays seem long and like they will last for ever, but some are already thinking about what comes after them. Preparing to go back to school

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Sometimes I find that I put too much pressure on myself. I don’t want to be that mum who doesn’t have her shit together. Obviously my friends any family know that I’m winging it every day, but I like to give off the vibe that I’m cool and collected. Of course I don’t worry about

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We have been living at my parents for a few weeks now while our renovations are underway. My mum has been doing 90% of the cooking, which has meant my usual meal plans are fairly redundant! I’m not afraid to admit I’m finding the whole “make it up as we go along” routine quite stressful.

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A whole month has passed since Mommy And Rory and I launched Bloody Brilliant Bloggers. It has been great seeing all the positivity going around and having everyone shouting from the rooftops who they think are great. It really makes me smile, and I know it has made some of the nominated bloggers feel great

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When we were growing up we never called the TV remote a remote. It was always a Doo-Da. Embarrassing as it is to admit, I didn’t realise that wasn’t what they’re actually called until I was quite old. I knew they it was a remote – but it was also a Doo-Da. I was about

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It is a bit of a running joke among those of us in the diabetes community that the way something will affect your blood sugar is dependant on the way the wind is blowing. You can do the exact same thing, eat the same foods and take the same amount of insulin and get wildly

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When we bought our home over 18 months ago we had grand ideas of how we wanted it to turn out. We knew exactly what we wanted to do….. and then our plans changed. It turns out asking a hormonal pregnant woman what she wants is never a good ideas. That’s why we are only just