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Scouse Momma and Hot Flushes

I’m not sure if I can actually put into words how it feels to go through the menopause.  I say go through as though I’ve been, done and gone…. chance would be a fine thing. A friend of mine, who is older than me, started the menopause and asked my mum how long her hot… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Brain Fog

Forgetfulness is embarrassing and frustrating at the best of times and affects us all to some degree but ‘Brain Fog’ with the menopause is pretty much ongoing for some considerable time. I can’t tell you how long it last for because it’s still happening to me. Our house for the past few years has been… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Body Image

Dieting, slimming, watching my weight, eating healthily, losing weight, making healthy choices. It doesn’t matter what tag you put on it, millions of us are trying to do the same thing every day – lose weight. Do the sides of our mouths not twitch when someone says, ‘The diet starts Monday’? This generally means we… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and My Children

I was quite young when I had my children, just 22 when I had Child #1 and at the end of my 23rd year when I had Child #2 so there;s only 21 months between them. In a lot of ways it was hard work, you just get the older one sleeping through the night… Read more »

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Scouse Momma and Domestic Violence

Domestic abuse isn’t just physical. It can be sexual, emotional, psychological or financial. It can include; Being forced or pressured to do things Make you feel like you’re walking on egg shells all the time, feeling frightened to say what you think Being watched and checked up on, having your freedom unreasonable restricted Isolation –… Read more »

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Scouse Momma at Lush Spa

I recently took No 1 Child for a bit of quality mum and daughter time to Lush Spa in Liverpool city centre for a ‘Tailor Made’ treatment. Its recommended that you arrive about 10 minutes before your booked time but in our enthusiasm, we arrived a bit too early. This didn’t faze the staff and… Read more »