2019-08-23
Fed up in a hospital bed

Its not all bad – turning the negative to positive

I am currently sat in a hospital bed, I have been here for five days so far and it looks like I will be here for at least five more.  It would be very easy for me to throw a pity party for myself, complain about how depressing it is to be here, away from
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Laptop and workstation

I am going to Blog On X – Vicky from The Motherhood

Hi there, If this is your first time visiting The Motherhood, welcome! I am Vicky, 37 year old mum from Lancaster. I currently blog about the real life parenting of being a single mum to my rapidly growing 11 year old, Nathan, as well as covering topics such as lifestyle, food, travel, toys, games and
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Prepare to battle – Pillow Fight Warriors

Yesterday, 8th April was National Pillow Fight Day! How awesome is that? To celebrate this day, Love Bomb Cushions based in Leeds, sent us some new pillow fight warriors which are designed especially for challenging your friends and family to an epic pillow fight battle. We received two shield visions, with a lovely Celtic style
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Valentine’s for Singles – Self love and random acts of kindness

Valentine’s Day as a single person, it can be daunting for some. The day of love, the day of romance, the day of over priced cheap pink and red chocolates and cuddly toys. It doesn’t have to be about that though. For me, it’s about loving and embracing who I am, sharing love with not
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Half Term Boredom Buster Suggestions

With the half term just around the corner, you may be looking forward to the week long break with the children, but all of us parents know that by the end of the holidays we are wishing the normality of day to day life to arrive back, and quickly. The crowd of “I’m bored!”, “I’m
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Alcohol and Drinking Culture as Displayed in the Media

I hardly ever drink alcohol, in fact it was 5 years ago the first time I ever got drunk.  I have never been much of a big drinker, I prefer to drink at home than to drink out in public as if I am out I like to be able to drive, and I also
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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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February 2017 Round Up

I have been swept away by the weeks going by too quickly this year already. Next weekend the clocks change, nights get lighter and weather should improve. Coughs, colds and the school lurgy bugs which are coming home may become a distant memory as we move into the summer months.  So what did my February
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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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January 2017 Round Up

We are one month into the new year already and I have already seen count downs to halloween and Christmas. The shops are full of easter eggs and the first lot of daffodils are blooming. Still no snow, but it is the UK and we can easily get snow in June.  The start of the
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