Filtered Kids: The Next Generation

Filtered Kids: The Next Generation

It frustrates, nay infuriates me when I see photos of kids that have obviously been filtered. Now I’m not talking about the kind of filters that improve brightness and focus etc, but the ones that are used to smooth out and boost

The Handmaid’s Tale – Is It Really Too Graphic?

The Handmaid’s Tale – Is It Really Too Graphic?

On Sunday night, I watched the first episode of The Handmaid’s Tale on Channel 4. Oh. My. God. Fantastic! I’m seeing so many comments and articles at the moment about the show being horrifying, chilling, and too graphic. Really?! The

Gentle Hands, Please

Gentle Hands, Please

Gentle hands, please. Kind hands, please. I get it, I really do. Kind of. Let me start by saying I like these phrases. I like how it is a more positive and encouraging way of saying please for the love of

Adventures at Paradise Park

Adventures at Paradise Park

For as long as I can remember, I have loved visiting and exploring new places. I love the mystery that goes with it, the undiscovered gems that await you around that next corner. There is something soothing about it to

The Best Laid Plans

The Best Laid Plans

It’s often the small things that send you staggering. Sometimes it’s because they hit you completely out of the blue, and other times it’s just the tipping point for something much larger. Due to my anxiety and OCD, I often

Does Mother Really Know Best?

Does Mother Really Know Best?

Mother knows best! This phrase really frustrates me. Like, really. It gets right under my skin, creeping and crawling through my nervous system and sending shivers down my spine. Ok, so maybe that’s a bit of an overreaction, but only

Rediscovering an Old Love

Rediscovering an Old Love

I have recently rediscovered an old love – reading. I never lost my love of reading per se, I simply forgot about it. I stopped giving it my full attention, and it sort of dwindled into almost nothingness. Reading was

Don’t Give Him a Dummy, Dummy!

Don’t Give Him a Dummy, Dummy!

I always said I never wanted to give my children a dummy. I don’t like seeing toddlers out and about with those bits of plastic sticking out of their mouth as they run around the playground. Then there are all

Life With A Newborn: 5 Things I’d Do Differently

Life With A Newborn: 5 Things I’d Do Differently

Life with a newborn is bloody hard work, and us first-time mums have a habit of making it even harder than it needs to be! Looking back, I can see that I was trying so hard to prove my worth

If My Toddler Ruled The World

If My Toddler Ruled The World

Toddlers are strange little humans with strange little habits. They find awe and excitement in the strangest of things and throw paddies at the tiniest little issues. Would the world be a safer place, run by someone who likes to do

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