Tag: parenting

I make the girls breakfast, put on a DVD and jump in the shower. As the water soaks my hair and body, I hear a scream. My instinct tells me to jump out of the shower and run to my …

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Facebook posts taunt me with their reminders of all that I have given up. The house to nurture and put my stamp on, the romantic meals, shopping for gifts for my significant other. I spend my days alone in a …

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Have you ever noticed how much waiting you do when you become a mum? First of all there’s the dreaded two week wait, then the first trimester wait to be able to tell people your news. Then there are the …

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I’m sat in a room, the curtains shut, the air rotten from stale cigarette smoke.  I can hear the children laughing and playing in the garden, and sigh with relief at their happiness, their ambivalence.  My stomach knots pull tighter …

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My name is Sally and I’m mum to two beautiful (and often infuriating) girls.  Bear is 13 months and Bunny is 3.5 years.  We live in a small coastal area in the South East of England.  We err on the knit …

A Mum and her Cloth Bums Read More »

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