#BML16: Implementing what you’ve learned

Now we’re all home from a heady weekend at BML16, it’s time to unpack our goodie bags, dish out the toys and sweets to eager little hands, and get back to real life. This was my third BML, and possibly the one I enjoyed most, meeting lots of new friends and reuniting with those I’d…

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Single Parent Round-up: The joys of going it alone

This month we’ve had summer solstice, some sunshine, some rain, and Fathers’ Day – which can be a tricky time for single parents. Still, we’ve a great round-up of posts for you this month which will hopefull make you think and make you smile. Hannah Spannah has been writing about her co-parenting journey, which has…

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Single Parent Round-up: Staying single & strong

This month I’ve been on the hunt for some new single parent bloggers; I’ve a feeling there are a lot more of you out there than those I follow! If you’re a single parent blogger, make yourself known!  First up, a post from Natasha Shingles, who is thinking about her life growing up without a…

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Single Parent Round-up: Public personas & primary school placements

This month I’ve been thinking a lot about the “public persona” we put across on social media. A friend complained to me that I keep “showing off” about how great my life is on Facebook, but the reality is that I just don’t want to dwell on any negativity so I’d rather only show the…

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Single Parent Round-Up: Strength & courage

Welcome to the February edition of the Single Parents’ Round-up. Without meaning to, I seem to have picked up several posts that highlight how tough it can be to be a single parent. Everyone is struggling in their own way, but when you’re a single parent there is often nobody else with whom to share…

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Single Parent Round-up: Happy new ear! [sic]

Happy new year! How are you doing? It feels a little silly saying that now, at the end of January – but my daughter is saying it so why shouldn’t I? In fact, she’s not actually saying happy new year; she’s saying happy new ear! She says it to bin lorries, to shops, to dogs in…

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