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The tired competition

I don’t think my husband and I are alone with the’who is more tired’ competition. Pre-children I don’t remember competing with my husband about such things. In fact, I laugh at the old me thinking I was tired if I had anything less than my 8 hours sleep! (I say laugh, a laugh cry!)

 Now, well, now I know tired!! I have 2 children who both took just over a year before they slept through the night! And still now on average I am up at least once a night and they are 3 ½ and 2! So, we are seasoned pros at the who is more tired game.

A particular favourite of ours is when the morning comes and we both complain/ compete about being tired (in case you were wondering, it is of course always me!).

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Back to work…sort of…

The internet is full of posts about going back to work, but if you are on maternity leave or a stay at home parent then we can’t really say that. We can’t complain that we are ‘back to the grindstone’ or that we’re not sure how we get up in time in the morning. In…

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Phew, I do still like you!

This weekend my husband and I got to spend some much-needed quality time just the 2 of us, as a couple. Having children can sometimes be so all consuming that it is easy to lose sight of one another. More importantly it can be hard to remember that you do actually like each other. Usually…

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Today I didn’t enjoy being a mum

That sounds awful doesn’t it! But it’s true. The moment I opened my eyes my daughter was asking the same thing she asks every day and suddenly it felt like Groundhog Day. I immediately felt irritated that every single morning we have the same moany requests. The morning was filled with meltdowns and tantrums about…

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My own blog….

EEKKKK!! I’ve bitten the bullet and decided to write my very own blog! It will be about family, children and all things parenting. Don’t worry family and friends, I wont make you read/ share/ like all my posts (Ok, that’s a lie, family you have to!) I just thought instead of bothering my husband with my…

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