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‘Mum Didn’t Deny the Magic of Christmas, She Was Just Exhausted Dealing With Dad’

“OOH, THAT’LL BE bleak…” This was my husband’s response when I said I'd been asked to write about Christmases growing up. “Is there a way you can spin it?” he asked, “Surely something nice happened?!” Yes, there were moments of magic around Christmas. We were brought to Cornelscourt to sit on Santa’s knee (and soak up his… Continue reading ‘Mum Didn’t Deny the Magic of Christmas, She Was Just Exhausted Dealing With Dad’

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How To… Navigate Parenting While Hungover

I'll never forget my bleary-eyed brother-in-law grabbing me by the shoulders at last orders, saying "Have another one, for me. I'm up with the kids in the morning. Enjoy your nights out while you still can." Wise words. If only kids-free me had listened...   Whether it's after a massive wedding or binging on beer and… Continue reading How To… Navigate Parenting While Hungover