The Truth about… #97

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It’s been a while I know! It was never my intention to stop blogging or stop running this linky, but for whatever reason, life got in the way – I lost my motivation, I lost my nerve, but I never lost the desire to continue blogging so I hope you will all forgive me for my absence and still like to return and link up anything recent you may have written that is characterised by those rose-coloured glasses poking out of the nearest bin.

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Back from the dead

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Hi blogging community. It’s me. I’m still here, even though you could be forgiven for having forgotten I ever existed so long is it since I last laid a finger on my keyboard with intent (no euphemism intended..).

Yes, I think these last few weeks – mostly summer holidays – have been my least blog-friendly ever and this has been my longest time away since I started blogging back in July 2013.

It’s not uncommon though, is it? I know we’re all busy, you know we’ve all been busy – even by normal standards it has been a pretty full on time filled with work, holiday clubs, road trips, days out, play dates, birthdays and family events. For us, there has also been a house move and now the start of school – Year 2 for JJ and Year R for my little EJ.

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The Truth about… #67

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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 making the decision (or not) to monetise your blog to the abortion debate; how technology has changed our lives as parents to handling a child who’s personality is the opposite of your own.

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The truth about… #66

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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 midlife crises to tips on blog commenting; some really funny (but actually quite believable) poems by babies to dad-bashing and exhausting arguments with three year olds that you just can’t win.

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The Truth about… #57

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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 pet Christmas hates to Christmas wishes and replacing physical gifts for experiences; ‘manflu’ to surviving abuse.

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The Truth about… #50

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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 oblivious parenting (not doing the ‘safe’ things that everyone else seems to be doing) to sexism in schools; how to decipher teacher code speak to dating in a brave new world of phone dating apps.

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The Truth about… #45

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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 the dangers of speeding to tips for new school mums; turning 40 to the best bits of the baby days we look back on.

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The Truth about… #44

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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 car tyre safety to the history of housewives, enforced hospital bed rest after giving birth to the way in which song lyrics can speak to us and the situations we find ourselves living through.

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The Truth about… #43

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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 the difficulties of writing ‘clean’ limericks for children to the Syrian refugee crisis; finding contentment in a blended family to drink awareness campaigns and learning to drink sensibly.

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The Truth about… #40

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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 being an introvert to a lovely honest look inside a real life ‘changing bag’ which rang loads of bells for me!; thoughts about preparing to accept that your child is about to start school to being, quite literally, the only single person at a wedding and how to cope!

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