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New Blog Posts 7 - 13 October

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RecipeJunkie Sun 07-Oct-12 07:48:05

Am I first? Only happened once before! herewith tales of the returning husband and a Lorraine Pascale Lamb Curry saved from disaster.

Munashe Sun 07-Oct-12 09:37:01

From Fat to Fit; my journey from couch potato to half marathon runner smile

doradoo Sun 07-Oct-12 10:14:34

And breathe...we survived the sleepover

ATOmum Sun 07-Oct-12 11:37:56

Morning! The latest - and maybe last? - man crush update from me:
The end of the story...?

singlemarriedmum Sun 07-Oct-12 12:56:54

Sweet-talking the Tooth Fairy...

ParsleyTheLioness Sun 07-Oct-12 16:56:08

borninastorm Sun 07-Oct-12 18:14:27

Teengirl's recovering slowly from her friend's suicide with some talking

FiveHoursSleep Sun 07-Oct-12 18:21:47

A sponsored post that could save a life


a Silent Sunday

pebbles77 Sun 07-Oct-12 18:39:59

Funny things kids say (warning - it's about death and heaven)


yassusarah Sun 07-Oct-12 20:43:17

A beautiful poem read out at a funeral this week, a woman taken too young

familyonabike Mon 08-Oct-12 09:07:13

Our round up of family oriented ideas for an outdoor themed Halloween.. get ready to spook yourself silly.

aliceemma Mon 08-Oct-12 11:17:52

I have fallen in love with a lot of my daughter's books on the first read. Almost everything from Julia Donaldson or Lynley Dodd for example is an instant hit - they just seem great. Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper was definitely not one of these the first time we got it from the library - I thought it was weird!

After multiple readings I still think it's weird - even a bit Gothic - and I am starting to think this is why she likes it.

A review of Helen Cooper's Pumpkin Soup

OzKevinM Mon 08-Oct-12 13:16:28

Do you like surprises? We just had our 19 week scan and decided to not find out the gender... for a little while.

Alurkatsoftplay Mon 08-Oct-12 13:47:05

Do you have a 'difficult sibling relationship?' Me too.

PetiteRaleuse Mon 08-Oct-12 14:11:05

I am wondering if the shares for rights thing annouced by Osborne today is just the beginning of the end of employee rights:

Avenue57 Mon 08-Oct-12 15:21:46

What I'm wearing - #froctober

ParsleyTheLioness Mon 08-Oct-12 15:26:47

I hate housework, but hate chaos more

aliceemma Mon 08-Oct-12 16:08:57

ParsleyTheLionness - loved the post - a woman after my own heart! smile I abhor housework but melt down in chaos. I've got a housework linky on my latest housework post for us dullards determined to crack it - do add your post!

A desperately dull housework post ...

aliceemma Mon 08-Oct-12 16:10:52

I've turned my uber Christmas check-list into a schedule ... just a few little things each week and abracadabra as if by magic it will all be done with not a moment of stress ... grin

... failing this I may borrow some mice from the Tailor of Gloucester to help out!

My Christmas plan ...

FiveHoursSleep Mon 08-Oct-12 16:31:24

This weekend, I 'got away'. We went to Crewe!

HomelessMummy Mon 08-Oct-12 17:27:16

I have put my stuff in storage and felt a bit weird about it all.

A giant game of Tetris

lifeafterdebt Mon 08-Oct-12 19:38:44

I can believe the level of flannel we are expected to believe when it comes to banking reform. I wrote this in disgust.”

whenbabysleeps Mon 08-Oct-12 19:55:31

This week's post is on sole-parenting... am being sole carer for 10 days for the first time ever, and it's freaking me right out!

YoungDebbie Tue 09-Oct-12 00:12:52

In which watching a mother and grown-up daughter in a cafe sends me off on a flight of fancy about what the future holds in store for me and my nine-year-old DD

Cheltenham Literature Festival: It's A Family Affair

MamaMads Tue 09-Oct-12 00:35:09

Hi all, here's my post for sunday:

I hope my experiences can be helpful to someone out there.

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