Let’s Get F******** Working

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Have you dropped the F bomb at work? I have. And it did me – and my bosses – a whole lot of good. I’m talking about ‘flexible working’, and it can be an explosive...

My Career Crisis: Stress Free But Bored

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When people ask me the question "so what do you do?” I have no idea how to respond. I don't have one word to describe what I do or to describe what I am...

How To: Get Labour Started

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The definitive guide to getting labour started (caveat: none of it will work but you will try it anyway. Yes, even that).  Both my babies were overdue. My first made me wait 10 days, my...

First (and last?) Time Camping

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Tent. Check. Rechargeable lantern. Check. Sleeping bags. Check. Picnic table. Check. Gas cooker. Check. Gas. (How much ££)?? Check… So, a couple of weeks ago, this was me. Writing list after list of what I needed to buy and what...

A Letter To:

Competition Time

WIN: 3-Day Kids Writing Workshop Worth £135

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WIN: FREE Place at Inkhead's 'What if?' creative writing workshop for 8 to 10 year olds. WHERE: Manor House Library or Neighbourhood Church in Beckenham WHEN:26th to 28th...

5 Things I Hate About.....

5 Things I *HATE* About Potty Training

Ah, potty training. What a crock of shit (quite literally!) you are. If someone could set up a training camp where they do the...
Boy writing

‘5 Things I *HATE* About Homework

5 Things I Hate About Homework 1 – THE AMOUNT OF PRESSURE My youngest child is 7 years old and the amount is far too much;...

5 Things I * HATE * About Swimming Lessons

Oh swimming lessons, how do I hate thee.......let me count the ways: 1 - THE HEAT My God, the heat. Can anyone tell me why swimming...