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    Pressing questions about prams

    A) At what point are you supposed to stop using your pram, for good, and… B) What do you do with all your STUFF when you…

    Straight hair, curly hair…should I care?

    Hair confession time, mine is secretly very curly. This is something that not a lot of people seem to know about me, including my own…

    How to win at playgroup, a ten point plan

    Where do you stand on playgroup? Like the park, teething and absolutely no sleep it’s one of the recurring features of early parenting life that’s…

    Ten things I HATE about the school run (and five things I …

    Ten things I hate about the school run: It’s always raining. ALWAYS. It doesn’t matter how glorious the weather is, all day long…as soon as…

    New looks and re-introductions

    Six years ago I took a big step and hit publish on the first ever post on this blog. Six years on, lots has changed…

    The second year of primary school (WHY did no-one tell me?)

    I feel about the second year of primary school as I did about the second day of primary school – why did no-one tell me…