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My Breastfeeding Story: ‘I blamed myself for not being able to breastfeed’

I look back on my breastfeeding journey as a series of unfortunate events and one that’s hard to share. I loved being pregnant and embraced every stage. I was well informed for delivery, was relaxed and went into hospital calm and ready to deliver my boy with a lose plan ready to move through the different scenarios that I’d inevitably face, which I believe set me up for a smooth birth.

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PARENTING | A business-owning-mum’s guide to surviving the school holidays

I don't know about you but just 48 hours before my little cherubs are about to break up for the summer I'm is a serious state of denial about how the hell we're going to survive the school summer holidays. I've been refusing to accept the truth that in a matter of days I'll have to play responsible parent for six whole f**king weeks alongside a business that won't run itself.

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Applying Patience & Balance for better wellbeing by Dani Bolser

My kids expect everything in an instant (or at least the very next day from Amazon Prime!) Questions like, "can I have this?", "can we order it online?" and my favourite, "can we go to the shops and get me some new trainers?" (at 8pm!?) This whole lifestyle with no patience and everything is available at the click of a button suddenly started to take over my life. That and the constant screen time.

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Children’s Wellbeing | Kids these days – they’ve got it made – or have they?

I'm a primary school teacher and I'm a mum to a beautiful, bright and bubbly six-year-old. I witness the ups and downs of wellbeing in children every day. Every parent faces the same dilemma - how to ensure the wellbeing of our children - particularly from a mental health perspective in a world that is more pressured than ever in more ways than one.

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