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The Fragrance of Motherhood

By Children, Mum life, Real life

One thing I know I never really knew to prepare for coming into motherhood was the new ways in which I would use my sense of smell.

No longer just to smell lovely roses and jasmine on a spring walk, a new perfume from my darling husband, or perhaps the smell of a delicious dinner almost ready……….

No No, because you see…. Read More


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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