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Two years ago today

Two years ago today I had an accident at work. I had only been back at work for three weeks after maternity leave. It was a Tuesday afternoon and I tripped over a telephone cable that was under my desk. I cracked my right elbow and fractured my left wrist. My daughter was 11 months… Continue reading Two years ago today

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Is being busy now a badge of honour?

When we get asked "how are you?" Our usual response is "I'm ok, just busy". As if that's what is expected. We seem to say that proudly yet inside we are dying to sit down and relax. I read an article today about the key to productivity is to do nothing. It was a fantastic… Continue reading Is being busy now a badge of honour?

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Holiday silence

I’ve been on holiday for the last week and it’s actually felt like a holiday. Even on a tots week at Butlins. I decided to not write and just enjoy the week off. It was lovely not to have to think about work/builders/christmas(!)/housework etc. I took a mind holiday. It was lovely not to worry… Continue reading Holiday silence

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One week today!

Is my birthday.... it’s not a “big” birthday but it’s a birthday of mine. Usually I don’t care for my birthday as I not one for big celebrations but this year we shall be away.  A whole week off from thinking about work/house/builders etc is the best birthday present. I’m calling it a brain birthday… Continue reading One week today!

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What a weekend!

It's been a while since I've been able to say I've had a relaxing weekend. I think it started well as my other half didn't work Friday so Ruby has had there whole days with her Daddy who she completely adores.  She walked beautifully without a tantrum when we went shopping, played with her cousins,… Continue reading What a weekend!

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The smallest of achievements 

Have you ever had a moment where you praise a child for doing the simplest thing and their beaming smile shines back at you? We never seem to do this for ourselves.  Proud. It's not an ego thing it's a confidence booster. You don't have to be an expert at something to class it as… Continue reading The smallest of achievements 

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Feeling like Jumping in puddles!  

I'm sat here on the sofa, watching my toddler dance around to the music of Ben and Holly, refusing to to eat her dinner and wondering what time my car is going to be dropped off after having the brakes sorted out.  Today has been one of those days that I wish my wellies didn't… Continue reading Feeling like Jumping in puddles!