On dogs and babies – what works for us

Since the day Hunter arrived home from the hospital I started receiving messages about the dogs and their reaction to him and I totally get it – anyone with a dog knows this is a huge deal, wondering how your fur baby is going to adapt to your new baby.  Well, let me tell you, these guys, Mr K and…
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Motherhood for the ‘unmaternal’

Let me start by saying that for many, many years I had little, or make that no, desire to be a mother.  My own mum told me this was because my maternal instincts were satisfied by taking care of the dogs and maybe she was right.  But I was never one of those girls who dreamt of having a family…
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Back to school – working with Achieve North Lanarkshire

What a morning yesterday was…  Woke up to a blizzard on the day I needed to drive an hour through to North Lanarkshire – turns out it was mostly confined to our wee village in the country mind you.  Made it to Cumbernauld and hosted six 15 minute presentations followed by Q&A sessions with students from the different schools taking…
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Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a wonderfully merry Christmas – Hunter maxed out at opening two presents and we neglected to pick up the camera all day long (perhaps that is the true sign of a great day?!). Fortunately he still has a few presents to work through so we snapped him opening his gift from us on Boxing Day instead.x  
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Hunter is one – twelve months of motherhood

And just like that, in the blink of an eye, my teeny, tiny Hunter baby is one year old. In truth I have struggled with the words for this post.  I have had the photos edited for a couple of weeks now and yet somehow the words just would not flow.  I want to tell you how this year of…
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