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Five ideas to help you avoid Christmas present overload… and create magical, meaningful and excess-free festive fun instead

Christmas with children can be such a magical, fun-filled time. Yet as any parent will tell you, it can also be busy, stressful and for the children themselves, fraught with obsessing over presents and the next “I want”. While most … Continue reading

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10 things I miss about life before parenthood

I’ve been a bit quiet on the writing front these past months – partly because I’ve been uber-busy, but also I realise, because I’m over the saccharine-coated “isn’t parenthood wonderful” phase and have waded head first into the quagmire that … Continue reading

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The forgotten side of the vaccines debate

The recent measles outbreak in the US has made it nigh on impossible to open a newspaper or participate in social media without facing a barrage of opinion pieces by people anxious to foist their strongly-held views about vaccination on … Continue reading

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The big secret about becoming a mamma… and how you can prepare yourself!

If you were to position yourself discreetly in the corridors of maternity wards or between the biscuit jars at children’s centres around the country, you might be lucky enough to catch snippets of conversations between first time mums. And once … Continue reading

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Birthing Zephyr: Ideas for a natural birth

When I first conceived of this blog post I envisioned an introduction to my birth story – a tidy, compact way to present my own birthing experience as a prism through which to see a different side of birth: one … Continue reading

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