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Worst Threesome Ever

Breast-pumping was a big part of my life. I spent almost a year pumping those puppies, day in and day out, on the griiiiiind. As many people are completely unaware of this feat, I thought I would share a magical story of love and embarrassment, awkward grins and merriment, breasts and a bit of ankle cleavage,…

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The Day My Life Changed Forever

I was standing in the disabled women’s toilet. All of a sudden there was a chill, my face turned pale white and goosebumps ran up my forearms. Another colleague tried to turn the doorknob to get in, my heart started racing and my face felt hot, “Sorry I’m in here!” My mind felt like someone had…

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How To Bottle Feed a Breastfed Baby

Every cheesy thing you’ve ever heard about becoming a parent is absolutely true. They are the only thing that matters to you in the entire world. They are also a complete nightmare, which is why becoming a new parent is the most terrifying experience in the world. There are so many FIRSTS: The first time they look…

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#StayClassyMama Awards & Link Party!

**For anyone that is new…WHAT IS THE #STAYCLASSYMAMA LINK PARTY? Welcome to the first annual #StayClassyMama Awards! For anyone that missed previous weeks, we announced the #StayClassyMama Awards and here are the NOMINATIONS. Thank you everyone for voting! We have so many fabulous, wonderful, amazing bloggers in this community so I just want to say thank you so much to…

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Does Bear Care? #Brexit

Hi everyone, Welcome to my new series called Does Bear Care? Bear is my 6 month old son will be choosing a topic of his choice for each episode. As there has been so much discussion around #Brexit, he wanted to do a Q&A on the subject. Here we go! Please subscribe to my YouTube channel if you are…

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Stay Classy Mama Link Party #19

For anyone that is new… WHAT IS THE #STAYCLASSYMAMA LINK PARTY? #StayClassyMama link party is a place for all you lovely bloggers to add your posts (at the bottom) and ‘link up’ with each other. Any topics are welcome! Please link up old or new posts as well. Life is full of ups and downs and…

A Mom holding a glass of wine in one hand and a bottle in the other hand, with breastmilk staines on the nipple part of her shirt with the words #StayClassyMama and The Mum Project and Admissions of a Working Mother written on the right.

Stay Classy Link Party #18

For anyone that is new… WHAT IS THE #STAYCLASSYMAMA LINK PARTY? #StayClassyMama link party is a place for all you lovely bloggers to add your posts (at the bottom) and ‘link up’ with each other. Any topics are welcome! Please link up old or new posts as well. Life is full of ups and downs and…

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Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave

I keep having these realisations…. I. am. a. Mom. ***Looking in the mirror, “Yes, I am a Mom.” When I called the GP to set up an appointment for my son to get his injections at 8 weeks old, the receptionist asked, “Hi, how may I help you?” I said, “Uh…Um Hi, I’m good, I have…

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Children of Divorce

I never liked the idea of marriage. The white gown, the pink flowers, the fake smiles from distant relatives. The commitment to another person for the rest of your life. It’s just not realistic, really. I never fantasised about marriage as a little girl. Dressing up in a white sheet and pretending my girlfriend was…