Oh, hey… Just quickly..

I want to say thank you. Thank you for being here, standing with me in this journey. Thank you for understanding that you and I are in this together. Thank you for sharing your fears, your woes, your appreciation, your love. If I could cuddle you right now, I would, but since I can’t physically […]

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Wear what where

Part of the ‘BOSS in your wardrobe’ course is learning about colours that suit your tones, styles that suit your features, and understanding how to make differing colours work together. It’s no secret that one of the things I materialistically live for are pants. And shoes. Let’s not forget the shoes……. Although, while I have […]

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Wear: drop crotch denim

It is love. Yep. Deep seated materialistic love. I’m not ashamed to admit it in this regard. I wanted these One Teaspoon droppies! The became a need, and I’m not one for needing anything (apart from coffee). So much truth in drop crotch pants being an odd style, but they’re comfy as hell and can […]

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Eyes tell a story

These eyes are tired. These eyes have been open since 5am Thursday and it’s now 6pm Friday. These eyes are hurting, heavy and desperate. These eyes have been through so much over the last few years, and it’s all started leaking out in the past few weeks. These eyes are mourning a marriage, a friend, […]

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A shadow of my former self

You notice I’ve changed. Or maybe you haven’t, but because I have changed things seem different. You are different to me. I am different to you. Things are just… different. I am a shadow of my former self. I know that when you went away I had to alter my confidence. I needed to become […]

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1 year on with my potty mouthed babe

My sweet Bear, One year of your presence, and my world has taken an about face. You are my light, my double eye bags, and my reason for moving through each day. You’ve been hustling since the beginning, making your presence known after just a week from conception, and haven’t slowed down a notch – […]

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Eye Fake It

Love them or hate them, they’re becoming one of the best things I’ve ever treated myself too. I always used to wear mascara. It was my only mandatory beauty requirement. I’ve never been one of those makeup people, no matter how much I tried. Those gorgeous winged eyes, always bright lips, perfectly contoured cheeks – […]

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The Real Mama

Oh hello! Welcome to This Real Mama. This is my zone, my place, my spot within the verbal diarrhoea of the worldwide web, to spill the overflowing mess that is slopping around in my head. This Real Mama, is just that – a real mama. I have things that impact me,  like they impact you as a parent. […]

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