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Kate Tunstall (The Less-Refined Mind)
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A Mouthpiece on Motherhood, Marriage, and Mischief
A Mouthpiece on Motherhood, Marriage, and Mischief

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Not too long ago I spoke about my overwhelm as a WAHM, and more recently I talked about my wish for more help with my babies. But I’ve had an epiphany I want to share, because I BET all other work at home parents will get this, in a way my husband never…
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I can’t deny that Christmas is a stressful time of year – there’s so much to do and there’s so much pressure to do it all and make it the best year EVER! But, meticulous planning, buying, wrapping (inevitably forgetting something and emergency re-gifting)…
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I’ve been fortunate enough to collaborate with Little Tikes as ambassador for their #GetTheGrowHow campaign with Emma Kenny over the past nine months. As part of that role, I’ve been sharing video updates of our journey with Elfin, from while I was still…
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Do you know the swan-like woman who glides so effortlessly through life, feathers unruffled and making life appear to be a breeze? You know the one, she seems to have life sorted: two children generally well-turned out; a social butterfly; an…
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Even as I write, I question the wisdom in penning this post. But it’s been a tough day (tough six months if we’re being honest), and I just can’t not any longer. I’ve kept it in for more than three years now and I finally need to let it out. So here it…
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Having only acquired an elf last year, we’re late to the party ourselves. But, if you’re a remotely self-respecting parent you’ll have sussed this one out years ago: a cute and cuddly toy with which to bribe the kids. Hmmm, put like that it’s actually…a…
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I’m currently working with a lovely company called Carriwell, who sell brilliant maternity and nursing wear. They recently sent me a couple of items to review, one being the Carriwell organic cotton belly binder. If you’re self-conscious about your weight…
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My baby has cow’s milk protein allergy, and I’m breastfeeding with CMPA. When I decided to go dairy free I didn’t overthink what it truly meant, because I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. I knew it was going to be hard – I just didn’t consider the many…
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Towards the end of my second pregnancy, by fluke I discovered I was carrying group B streptococcus (also known as group B strep or GBS). It was only by chance that I was ever tested – I attended A&E about something unrelated which required a swab. I…
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We were recently invited to visit The Father Christmas Experience at Marsh Farm on the press launch day. Despite warning them that I’m mega busy with blog work and couldn’t commit to anything more than some social shares (ie. writing this piece), they…
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