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32 ways you know you’re a mom

Check out these 32 ways you know you’re a mom! You might try and fight these quirky habits that you pick up as a mother but before too long they become part of your daily routine. How many of these can you tick off?

Postnatal anxiety - the postnatal condition no one talks about

Postnatal anxiety, what we don’t talk about

Katie Scott

It first happened a few days after giving birth, when I was chopping carrots for an evening meal. It was like a sudden vision, a flash across my mind’s eye. As I drove the knife down into the carrot

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12 ways you’ll almost definitely mess up as a parent

There’s no such thing as a perfect parent and, if truth be told, everyone is bound to mess up as a parent and make mistakes along the way. Let’s just hope our kids forgive us somewhere down the line. In our defence – we REALLY didn’t mean it.

Parent resolutions - 8 real parent new years resolutions that we can all try

8 Real parent resolutions for the new year

The New Year has finally arrived and it’s a chance to look back and reflect on the year passed.  So we thought we would put together a list of 8 things we think a lot of us could do with giving up this New Year!

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My favourite hand to hold

Sally Johnson

It was a haze of hospital beds, nurses and bleeping machines when suddenly you were here, with that first exhilarating cry. I reached out and you wrapped your tiny hand round my finger and held on tight.

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20 things parents do before the school run

You might think that the school run marks the beginning of a week day but in fact parents have already faced a whole raft of tasks and challenges before then. No wonder we’re all knackered by 9am.

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Parent confession: I hate sleepovers

Kate Burnett

Ok so I’m prepared to sound like a mean mum. I’m prepared to get shot down in flames on social media for admitting this but here’s the thing. I hate sleepovers. I really, really hate them.

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Today’s parents feel more judged than ever before

It seems like from the very moment you become a parent the judgement begins, often from other parents. A recent survey revealed just how widespread this issue is with 70% of parents saying they feel judged on the decisions they make for their child.

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Dear Mamas, you’re not failing

Whatever happened to make you feel like you were totally failing as a mother today, know that other mums have been through it too. Having a bad day doesn’t mean you’re a bad mum. So go easy on yourself mama, and remember too the amazing things that you do.