2017-04-24

40 things to do before turning 40 – the realistic parents version

I have three years, and seven months to go until I hit 40. This only dawned on me properly recently. I’m getting older, I am the grown up! Turning 30 was not such a big deal, it was marked by a wonderful holiday, but I didn’t feel any different and even now, in my own
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Primary School Homework – when it is not what you expect!

Back in the early days of primary school, when year six sats papers were a long way off and homework did not reduce both parent and child to floods of tears, we used to have some interesting topics come home from school.  Originally published by myself on my old blog, A Cupcake Mum, I have
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Some guidelines for men when it comes to online dating – choosing the right photo

I have previously written about some of my experiences in the online dating world including dates and messages which have really stood out for me. It has taken a while, and I did have to kiss a few frogs along the way, but I eventually have found my knight in shining armour and not an
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2016 Round Up

It’s almost midnight, Boxing Day is almost over and I am tired. I hurt in places I didn’t know existed, I have laughed, I have cried, I have cooked, I have been a hostess, I have eaten and drunk way too much and I have loved every moment of it. Now its all over, I
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Answering Vogue’s 73 Questions

I am not famous in the slightest but I thought it would be fun to join in with the 73 questions when tagged by Carolin at Mummy Alarm. If you have not seen the YouTube series, it is where celebs show you round their house while answering a series of get to know you questions,
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Penis Talk! Lets talk about size – is bigger better?

Right ladies, (and those gents that may be reading this who are inclined that way.)  We are going to talk about the penis.  The willy. The Johnson. The Dick. The cock. The dangly bits which all men are very proud of in life.  It starts with boys at a young age, they are fascinated, it
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Not a man, not a boy…

Proud Mum moment this month when Nathan celebrated his 10th Birthday.  It’s a big milestone both for him and for me. He’s growing up and growing up fast. Very soon he will be taller than me, by the end of the summer I am expecting him to be a size 6 in his shoes, which
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The Sunday Chart run down of a Fibromyalgia Sufferer

I know the charts are on Fridays now, but to me a Sunday afternoon would always be reserved for listening to the radio because you knew in those 3 hours, your current favourite song would be played during the top 40.  With fond memories of those good Sunday afternoons, here is my top ten current
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10 ways you know you are finally a grown up

Age is but a number and they say growing up is easy, but in my head I have always felt that I am in my mid 20s still. Stuck in the early 2000’s and convinced that 2003 was only a couple of years ago.   It has only been in the last 6 months that
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The case of the ex?

Apparently, we all have at least seven other doppelgangers, wandering around, living their own lives and oblivious to the other ‘gangers existence in another life. I have been mistaken for two of my doppelgangers in recent years. One is called Gill, that is all I know of her, being chased down the street by a
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