Good Reads: Taylor Swift, naughty children & fear

I love the beginning of October – the leaves start to turn, crunching under foot, decorating lawns and driveways like confetti. Then, incrementally, I realise that I am getting up in the dark, I turn on the heating and the full weight of winter stares down at me, taunting. October is a month of transition from…

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Good Reads: Back at School, an empty nest and stop apologising!

September is all about going back: Back to School, back to work, back to the normal routine, looking back on a great summer holiday and missing it when the alarm clocks goes off at silly o’clock and it is pouring with rain. And if you have been sending your child off to school for the…

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BritMums Good Reads: Without mum, Google and parenting

On the school run home today I wound down the window whilst my daughters and I squealed with delight: we saw the first of our daffodils had opened. There are bumblebees bumbling around the lawn and wild bunnies chomping at the pansies outside the front door. Spring, people. It’s springing out there. So if the joy…

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Good Reads February 2015

Despite February being absurdly cold at points I feel Spring may be on the horizon. There are snowdrops in the chicken pen and the daffodils are beginning to poke through up in the woods, reminding me that Mother’s Day isn’t too far in the future. But before Spring is officially here; now that you have…

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Good Reads: Farewell to my daughter, shaking it off and iEverything

I don’t know where the Christmas break went, but whilst you were busy enjoying the break from the alarm clock and trying to figure out where you were going to put all the new toys your children were lucky enough to receive, I have been scouring the internet for posts that will keep you reading…

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Good Reads: 23 crackers for December!

Hello! And welcome to Good Reads December 2014- the last for 2014. So this is it- in a week it will all be over, we’ll be pushing towards 2015 and before you know it we’ll be thrust blinking into the daylight of 2015 and wondering how the school holidays disappeared so quickly! I’ll tell you…

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