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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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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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Twins or two under two, which is more difficult to parent?

Tweet I was having a conversation recently around how exhausting it can be with 2 kids under 2 years old when someone in the company said it is probably worse than having twins. This got me thinking, would it actually…
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Choosing a “family” car!

Tweet It’s been a while with one thing and another but now I find myself imminently (within a few months) needing to change one of our cars for baby number two’s arrival. Please God don’t let it be my beloved…
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And so it’s to be two babies, two daughters..

Tweet Having had a few distractions in recent weeks I can now reveal that I’m going to have two daughters come August. Two under 15 months,  What have I let myself in for!  Following on from my previous post on…
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“I`m going to be a big sister” Baby TWO on the way :)

Tweet I am delighted to announce guys the clock is now ticking until baby number two arrives into the Funky household in August and the excitement and panic have started already.. The prominent feelings are excitement, delight, anticipation and a…
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A baby, Dingle and the cold!

Tweet This picture sums up how the little lady was feeling, Dingle bay the most southerly part of Ireland in early October, pretty cold. I think shes saying if you are just gonna ignore me and take photos I’m gonna…
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Does having kids mean you are a grown up?

Tweet 12 Years ago today I went travelling “around the world” as they say, seeing some amazing places and meeting some great people along the way. This morning I was chatting online with the two friends I went on my…
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New Shared Parental Leave laws – 10 things you need to know

Tweet 10 Key and succinct points about the impending changes to shared parental leave in the UK…a must read for parents to be in 2015 in the UK! New Shared Parental Leave laws – 10 things you need to know.