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All by myself...

I’m having a bit of a Bridget Jones All by myself moment today. Except I’m downing lukewarm tea instead of wine, and the vaguely melodic wailing is coming from my toddler (who has 4 teeth coming through and is also recovering from a hideous virus). 501 more words


GUEST POST: Transitioning to Stay-At-Home Motherhood

We’re happy to welcome Laura Marquis as a writer to the village! In her own words, Laura wants “to add to this space because I have found motherhood to often be a lonely role, where I have felt scrutinized and misunderstood while trying to find my identity as a mom.  

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How do I do it all? Well the truth is… I don’t!

How do you do it all? This is something that has started to be said to me a lot lately and in all honesty, it baffles me every time. 561 more words


Training Starts...NEXT WEEK!

This was originally the start of my first training block, but soreness is holding me back. But before I get to the reasons of my delay, let’s go over last week and discover why I am feeling sore. 826 more words

Chasing Goals

Top Ten Things Nobody Tells You About Being a SAHM

  1. It’s hard. Seriously. Let’s just get this out of the way right off the bat. It’s the hardest job in the world. I work from the time I wake up until I go to sleep.
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Developing an Emotional Toolbox: How to help you and your child manage high emotions

From an early age, children understand the concept of a ‘toolbox’ and that it contains a variety of tools that are there to repair a machine or help fix a household problem. 1,042 more words

Life Recipes

It's Happened...

I’m staying home!!! This – is not what I expected to encounter. At all. I have worked and worked hard since I was 13, and before that of course did odd jobs for side cash. 94 more words