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New Year, Same Me

2018, I’ve got a good feeling about you.  Bump2basics, I’ve even got a good feeling about you!  A bit ironic, as I managed a whole four blog posts during 2017, but where there’s a will, there’s a way, right? Last … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd January, 9pm.  Chris and I are eating burgers, dinosaur blanket has been confiscated (I can’t remember M’s offence) and the house is still in disarray after a festive week of family, friends and fun times.  And it’s back … Continue reading

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Leaning in

I recently started reading Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In, which explores the factors holding women back from leadership roles and issues a friendly bum kick to her fellow sisters: know what you want, be brave, take risks, work hard, love it, own it, … Continue reading

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Healthy body, healthy mind

She was hysterical, and she wouldn’t open the bathroom door.  “Are you ok?  Let me in!,”  I kept insisting.  But she wouldn’t, and the water was running, running, running.  It was impossible to hear clearly.  And she certainly wasn’t thinking … Continue reading

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It was mid July and I was at C’s pre-school graduation. She sat with her fellow graduates in a semi circle at the front of the room, shoulders hunched and scowling like no tomorrow. It was the graduation cap. Apparently … Continue reading

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