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An ode to the school run.. My poetic ramblings.

Tweet Being new to the whole school drop off thing I was inspired to write a post, then it became a poem as my mind wandered amongst the various ramblings of my 2 and 3 year olds. Topics ranging from…
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Rhythm and Rhyme after such a long time (Moving forward, aesthetically anyway!)

Rhythm and Rhyme playgroup

Tweet Having been off the agenda for quite some time due to refurbishment of my local library I returned to the rhythm and rhyme playgroup today after a 15 month exile. This could be the end of the rhythm and…
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Parenting and building work, a labour of love!

Parenting during building work

Tweet We all know the drill (no pun intended), you’re getting work done to the house. We know it’s going to be messy, loud and expensive, just like having young children around really! So let’s have a look as I…
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Is it Dad, Daddy, Father or Paul? Who knows, who cares?

Tweet Luke, I am your father! An epic line from one of the biggest movies of all time. Now lets imagine that line was “Luke, I am Darth” or even “Luke, I am daddy”. Would it have been remembered so…
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Controlling your heating, saving money and helping the kids sleep!

Tweet As I watched my Facebook timeline this past few days of extremely hot weather lots of parents were posting pictures of the temperature in their children’s bedrooms I began to think about a product I bought late last year.…
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How do we explain terrorism to our children?

Tweet Watching the news over the past few weeks it’s clear that the world is becoming a more fragile and scary place. Deplorable attacks which can never be justified no matter what. Now it turns out that there was an…
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“I`m sure you`re hoping for a boy” and other wrong assumptions..

Societal conformance

Tweet I’m sure you’re hoping for a boy! If I had a £1 for every time i have heard that in recent weeks I`d be a very rich man, maybe not rich persay, but I’d certainly be more wealthy than…
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Dad goals and the importance of sticking to them!

Tweet As I stepped out of the swimming pool having struggled to swim more than a couple of full-lengths I thought to myself why bother, why am I doing this what’s the point? I mean I am a 40 year…
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Nothing positive about Northern Ireland nursery criteria discrimination!

Tweet Its been a while, so long in fact that I had forgotten my password! I guess I`ve been kinda busy, adjusting to part time working, completing my CIPD and coping with two growing little ladies everyday. And it was…
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“Meternity”, a typing mistake or just generally a mistake? I`m not so sure..

Tweet I recently watched an article on this morning about a lady who had written a fictional book in which it appeared she was saying that women should be allowed some “me” time from their employers and change this the…
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