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My Womb is Offended

My womb is offended.  She is crying in her dark chamber of empty, stretched ligaments. She can’t quite remember the feeling of carrying around a surprisingly heavy 7lb creature, but she knows it happened. She can see it in the shape – the nice ovally roundness looks more like a pentagon. And indeed, she is quite like the…

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Myths on Pregnancy and Cleaning

As soon as they see your belly, most people will strike you with some out-dated advice on how to protect yourself during pregnancy. While many will advise you to get rid of your beauty and cleaning products, stop going to the gym and even stop having sex, our humble advice is: inform yourself before you…

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Call Mobileholics Anonymous, I Am Addicted to My Phone

I seriously need to attend a Mobileholics Anonymous meeting, I am on my phone constantly. Tweeting. Liking. Posting. Ranting. Raving? Where does the line stop! However, on a slightly more positive note, I am very AWARE that I have this addiction. Not only does my boyfriend constantly nag me to “GET OFF YOUR PHONE,” but I…

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Are You Qualified to Be a Parent?

Over the last month, I have been interviewing for other jobs (**update: I’ve been offered two jobs, both advertising agencies, and both much better than my current one!) and it has really made me think about my job as a mum, what would an employer ask me if I was going for the position of Parent? …

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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…