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NYE FOMO

It’s that time of year again! In the days between Christmas and New Years Eve I agonise over what to do to ring in the new year. Part of this agony is of course because that is a decision that really needs to be made before the 30th of December. By now venues are booked and friends have plans.

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Christmas Is The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Christmas is my FAVOURITE time of year. My tree has been up for nearly a full month and I’ve had presents tucked away even before the tree went up. And if I’m TOTALLY honest I sing Christmas Carols year round. Don’t hate …

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Stop Trying To Make Christmas Magical With Presents

Maybe I’m the only one feeling this right now - but I feel it every year. I simultaneously feel like I’ve overdone the Christmas presents while also not having done enough. I feel like I’ve gone too far, I’ve spent too much, they don’t need so much *stuff*. They just don’t a pile of presents to make Christmas wonderful.

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Share The Dignity – #itsinthebag

share the dignity it's in the bag

Share The Dignity is a charity that provides homeless women, or women who have been victims of domestic violence, with essential personal hygiene products. Things like pads and tampons. It’s something I hadn’t even considered until I heard of Share The Dignity. How do you manage a period when you don’t have the money to buy those items?

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Birth Plan – Can You Plan A Birth?

“You can’t plan birth” is a phrase I’m sure you’ve come across if you’ve talked about birth plans. Maybe you’ve said it yourself. It really does seem like a common response to the idea of mothers having a birth plan. And after years of talking about birth and birth plans I finally found the words to explain why that’s not really the case. Or more, that’s not a reason not to have a birth plan - if you want one.

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