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Rachel

I am Mum to 3 little ones, aged 6,3 and almost 1, Wife to my high school crush, Midwife at our local hospital and Creator of 'Out of the Nest'. I hope more than anything to do all these things well and maybe empower and encourage others along the way. Though its quite the juggling act, and balls do drop ALOT, so I am happy to talk about that too. xx

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Where is my Village?

By Home Life, Stay at home parent, isolation

We have probably all heard the phrase:

‘It takes a village to raise a child.’

I think there is a lot of truth in that; but probably for most of us it is a romantic idea that is just not reality. In fact, a lot of the time the opposite seems to be true: having children can actually seem to create loneliness. For many of us, we don’t have family living close by to lend a hand; some of us don’t even have a partner on the scene to help. Life can get busy, and it seems that it is so full, but still so…Lonely.

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