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An Open Letter to the Mum in the Park

Dear Mum in the park, I’m sorry that when you tried to talk to me I probably came across as being rude. I’m also sorry that when your little boy went near Clem she ran away crying. I’m not sure why she did that, she doesn’t usually. Her reaction just made me want to run away quicker than I was already trying to.  ...

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The fear of toddler groups…

Yesterday I did something that I’ve been meaning to do for a long time but always end up avoiding. I took Clem to a toddler music class. For some of you that may seem like nothing, you do it all the time. But for someone like me who suffers from social anxiety it’s a big deal. I even spoke to one or two of the other mums there.  ...

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5 Tips for beating those January blues

January is always a bit of a depressing month. Most people have just started a new diet/health regime and failed. You join a gym and go loads at the beginning of the month but then come the 3rd week works getting busy again and you forget. Then you realise actually you’d rather sit at home watching Netflix. Or is that just me?! The  ...

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Hypothyroidism update

Just over 7 months ago now I was diagnosed as having hypothyroidism, otherwise known as a underactive thyroid. A thyroid problem can be much more common than you think and the symptoms are often dismissed as something else. Hypothyroidism Symptoms • Fatigue • Weakness • Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight • Coarse, dry hair •  ...

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