2019-07-17

To the man I thought I would never meet

A year ago I had grasped single life by both hands and I was owning it. I had resorted to the fact I was most likely going to be in the single dating pool for a while, I mean, who wants a plus size, single mum, crazy cat lady, who can’t eat most food because
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Life is short, but your lashes shouldn’t be – Give Away with Wow Free Stuff

Fancy winning yourself a free mascara? One of the things I always carry with me is a good mascara, a quick flick over your lashes and it can make a huge difference, from looking like you have had no coffee, to five in a matter of seconds! Beauty bloggers and YouTubers are going crazy for
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I’m sorry – Surviving Domestic Abuse

TRIGGER WARNING – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE I stayed for five years. I stayed with him for five, long, years. When I eventually managed to escape I did not know what the real world looked like. I was questioned by friends and family about why I put up with it? Why did I let it
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“Kill yourself!” Dealing with the fallout of internet trolls

Parenting doesn’t come with a manual. No one said it was easy and no one is always a 100% a perfect parent. Everyone makes mistakes and it’s normal, what isn’t normal is trying to shame parents for sharing their stories and hopefully making others realise that they are not alone. I recently featured on national
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PRESS RELEASE – GAMING WITH CHILDREN CREATES STRONGER FAMILY BONDS

Most families will break out the board games during wet weekends or family get togethers. Young and old have bonded over The Game of Life, Scrabble or maybe even had a few fall outs over Monopoly. With technology now becoming part of our daily life, it was evident that table top games like Yhatzee and
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Fortnite – one year on

Early 2018 I was pulling my hair out as a parent and doubting myself on a daily basis. There was a monster living in the house with me, and I am not talking about Nathan, I am talking about Fortnite, the game that took over my son’s life.  It is now one year on, and
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PRESS RELEASE – EASTER COOKING MADE EASY WITH DONALD RUSSELL

PRESS RELEASE ROAST IT AND REST: SCOTLAND’S FINEST BUTCHER DONALD RUSSELL LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE NO-PREP LAMB ROASTS FOR EASTER WEEKEND Just in time for Easter, Royal Warrant-holding butcher Donald Russell (www.donaldrussell.com) offers the ultimate in luxury convenience: a NEW range of meat and poultry roasting cuts, pre-prepared and delivered direct to the door for the ultimate stress-free
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Product Review – Cattitude Subscription Box

Readers of The Motherhood will know that I am a self-confessed crazy cat lady with my troop of Bengal and Bengal Cross cats that call me their servant.  When I was given the chance to review a subscription box for cats and their owners from Cattitude, I could not really say no, could I? The
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PRESS RELEASE – Youngsters trust Digital Influencers more than Mum and Dad

Press release April 3 2019: New survey released today by experience design agency, 383, found that 18-35 year olds would rather take advice from digital influencers than they are to trust the judgement of parents and friends when it comes to making big life decisions. 58% of students (18-24 year olds) and 53% of ‘Gullenials’
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The Motherhood’s Beef Stroganoff – with BritMums #MeatMatters

It has been a while since I have been able to get in the kitchen due to the Nightmare Before Christmas which took out our kitchen for the last few months. When BritMums gave me the chance to share a recipe with you and get cooking again, I jumped at the chance as I love
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