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Family, Health

The Ultimate Guide To Combatting Hay Fever

Before I became pregnant with Big Quack I hadn't had even the slightest symptom of hay fever. People who do not have hay fever truly do not know the woe it causes you. It is utterly miserable. It really is horrible. In fact horrible isn't the right word for it. For me, it started at… Read More The Ultimate Guide To Combatting Hay Fever

Adult Time, Family, Money Matters

Marriage Allowance is FREE MONEY – Here’s how you can claim it!

No one would throw away money would they? No one would pass on getting free cash surely... So why is it that 2 million of us are doing exactly that! Are you missing out? The government set up an initiative in 2015 for married couples to get free cash. Yep. I bet you didn't ever… Read More Marriage Allowance is FREE MONEY – Here’s how you can claim it!

Family, Parenting

NO Child is Born into This World Thinking Colour Makes YOU Different

Today, Little Quack (who as just turned 10 years old) based his Black History homework on 12 Years A Slave and when I read it it made me really proud. "Racism is a choice isn't it? None of my friends were born not liking someone because of the colour of their skin or if they have… Read More NO Child is Born into This World Thinking Colour Makes YOU Different

Christmas, Days Out, Parenting

I Think He Really Enjoyed Meeting Santa…

Well... for this particular Santa who wanted to greet a happy deliriously excited child was instead met by a screaming banshee who was so terrified by the very nature of being popped on Santa's lap that he went so far as to pee himself! So much so that it leaked out the side of the… Read More I Think He Really Enjoyed Meeting Santa…

Family, Just For Fun, Parenting

Why We Are ALL Terrible Parents… Yes, You’re Guilty Too

What are the rules we always tell our kids? Always tell the truth. Always be kind. Never trust a stranger. So what do we do as parents? We screw our kids up! If I'm honest, I'm surprised our kids (collectively throughout the world) aren't traumatised because of the adults in their lives that they trust… Read More Why We Are ALL Terrible Parents… Yes, You’re Guilty Too

Beauty, Health, Just For Fun, Pregnancy

Hair Loss During Pregnancy And Looking Like a Rockhopper Penguin

Having hair loss as a woman is a challenging thing to come to terms with whether it's from pregnancy, stress, a hereditary condition or Alopecia - in this case, mine was caused from pregnancy, and it was coming out in clumps by the handful every day. It started at around 7 months pregnant. Before this,… Read More Hair Loss During Pregnancy And Looking Like a Rockhopper Penguin