The Truth about… #87

Welcome back to The Truth about after my longest blogging hiatus since time began (well July 2013 anyway).

Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from holidays with pre-schoolers to the truth about Camp Bestival and a cheerful examination of how, statistically, people are generally happier after divorce.

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From apprehension to jubilation!

apprehension

Not the greatest photograph, but above you see the face of a child who was not ready to be a school boy on his first day of school. After the greatest of struggles to even get out of the house (and a great deal of sweating and stressing from the mother ship) I took this picture as a last ditch attempt to join in with the series of portraits swamping my newsfeed lately but frankly, there was no way this was ever going to make the cut and the stance and general attitude you see before you is nothing compared to the emotional storm that was brewing away.

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The Truth about… #86

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Welcome back to The Truth about.

Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from breastfeeding to several topics relevant to single parents; tantrums to PND.

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The Truth about… #85

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Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from post-Brexit thoughts to what we share on social media; coincidences and miracles to emetophobia.

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The Truth about… #84

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Welcome back to The Truth about.

Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from birth trauma and it’s after-effects to the enigma of a middle child; co-parenting to a bittersweet goodbye to your child’s first school as they move on up.

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The Truth about… #83

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Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from blogging and when or whether to keep going to making a tough life decision which puts your child first; the reality of living with Type 1 diabetes to the joys of catching a bus.

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The Truth about… #82

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Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from giving up alcohol to reflections on the BML16 conference; Brexit musings to helicopter parenting.

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The Truth about #81

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Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from returning to work after maternity to bullying and the way it might translate into domestic violence; what makes a good dad to how parenthood changes us all.

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The Truth about… #80

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Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from finding yourself finally done with primary education to raising a sensitive child; fascinating facts about tea to recognising the end of PND.

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The Truth about… #79

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Welcome back to The Truth about.

Last time saw the usual great variety of subject matter proving that speaking the truth can be both beautiful, hilarious, devastating and poignant. There was everything from a dad’s ode to his daughter to the taboo subject of sex during pregnancy; going a bit nutty in your old age to solo parenting.

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