contraceptive

Coming off of the contraceptive pill after 13 years

So, most of you know already that my Husband and I decided that two children was enough for us-especially after losing three babies between our two children.  Aside from the fact, I personally just couldn’t deal with the grieving and heartache that miscarriage brings with it physically and mentally, our second child wasn’t as easy going as our first, and we knew two was plenty with chalk and cheesE as our kids!

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Reroom-Interior Design-Mermaid & Space accessories

Recently, I received a press release from a company called Reroom.  I always have a little mooch on the press releases, but never really respond to interior design/home interior releases, because I haven’t really covered that kind of genre on my website before.

It occured to me however, that before I wrote about most of the topics I cover, I hadn’t written about them before-each genre and subject has to start somewhere, and I realised Reroom were the perfect company to start with.

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Random Acts Of Kindness Day-Your Stories

Today is National Random Acts Of Kindness Day.  Celebrated by individuals, groups and organisations, nationwide, to encourage acts of kindness.

I absolutely love hearing about random acts of kindness, others have had given to them, or that they have given to others-so I asked some of my lovely fellow bloggers for their stories! Continue reading

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Portable North Pole – Messages for your children from Santa

 

I’m not a newbie to this PNP lark-we actually use this service every year, giving the children their own personalised videos from the man in red himself.

This year however, I was asked to write a review on the service, and introduce some new options for the video personalisation, and even show you some merchandise that is now available!
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Grieving For An Alcoholic Parent At Christmas-Even Though They’re Still Alive

 

I know it’s Christmas-a time for magic, happiness, excitement and love. And I don’t want to put a downer on you, my lovely readers, at Christmas, but I also don’t think pretending mine is full of the above is normal either.
If I’m honest, this post has been a long time coming, and, if no one else reads it, I’ll at least get it all off of my chest and out of my head.

 

The point of this post, is basically that I am grieving for a Mother who is still alive, which isn’t a new feeling-it’s not a new grief, it’s something I’ve been processing for a long time-four years to be precise. Continue reading

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Parenting Tips~Surviving The Christmas Term At Your Child’s School

If you have children at school age, you’ll probably currently be having the seasonal wobbles associated with the crazy social calendar your child accumulates during December.

 

You’ve just got yourself through the year, balancing and juggling the usual housework/school runs/after school clubs routine, and then December rears its head and you’ve got to find the space for;
*Key (S-School) (H-Home)

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