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dad helping boy to ride bikeNow, I am of course delighted that my children have a great relationship with their dad, it is how it should be. And I know there have been many times when I have been the ‘preferred parent’ and how well my husband has always taken it. I know that our children get different things from both of us, and so it stands to reason that sometimes they will display a leaning towards him or me.

EXCEPT IT’S NEVER ME AT THE MOMENT! EVER!

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The Pyjamas Revolution

pjThe revolution’s started; the truth is being spread,

It’s all about the PJs they’re no longer just for bed

Perhaps for you it’s leggings, or your fluffy dressing gown

Whatever comfies float your boat, are the togs to rock the town

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Tiny Insignificant Motherhood

IMG_4272This thing, how I spend my days, it’s just motherhood, that’s all. It’s nothing amazing and it has all been done before. This strength, this mountain, this winding road – they are what they are – just motherhood.

They say not to lose yourself in motherhood, but I have. You’ve changed me, little boy. All I am and all I do leads back to you, directly or otherwise; and the line between being me and being your Mother blurred the moment I met you. Or maybe a few hours later – the first moments were mostly filled with ‘wow’ and ‘ow’. You and your beautiful big head.

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