5 Reasons Cooking With Kids is A Must

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My Mum likes Venice. A LOT. She would literally fly off every Friday evening for the weekend if she could! A direct result of her mild obsession is the occasional beautiful Venetian gift, usually for the kids, and sometimes for me too (because I am definitely her favourite child, sorry boys!) Our most recent gifts got me thinking about baking and cooking with kids, and why it’s so important. Continue reading “5 Reasons Cooking With Kids is A Must”

The PND Curse

PND Curse

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There is a long history of PND and physical abuse in my family; my mum, her mum, her mum’s mum, and likely further back too. I have spent a huge chunk of my life being told that I would be the one to ‘break the cycle’ and that things would be different for me. My mum has always had this theory that the issues within our family centre around the first born female. I know, sounds like a Cinderella curse, doesn’t it?! Continue reading “The PND Curse”

The Perfect Mum: I’m Doing It Wrong

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In my head exists the perfect mum. She’s been there since long before I had children, only the problem is that since I’ve had the kids, she’s stayed there – in my head (and here). In real life exists a kind of watered down, shit version of her, or at least that’s how it feels some days. Continue reading “The Perfect Mum: I’m Doing It Wrong”

Mother’s Day: A Shout Out To Some Amazing Mamas!

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Back in February I wrote about what I did (and didn’t) want for Mother’s Day. Those who saw the post will know that I had 5 things on my list, and that number 5 was to celebrate all mothers and motherhood, no matter what shape or form it takes (my Nan has always been a Mum to me). Continue reading “Mother’s Day: A Shout Out To Some Amazing Mamas!”