• Delays Expected Looking For Mr Rabbit

    By A Modern Military Mother on October 2, 2014
    If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly.   My agent had a peek at Looking For Mr Rabbit and quoted my mother back to me: ‘From the very beginning, she made it quite clear she was not going to be fobbed off with kind words and gentle handling. If she was hungry, she wanted feeding immediately – no […]
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  • Health Problems After Military Service

    By A Modern Military Mother on December 10, 2014
    Most people are aware that military service can be dangerous.  Even during peacetime, it’s understood that active service members are at risk of getting shot, or suffering other combat injuries – especially if they are deployed to a volatile area. People are also aware of the mental and psychological toll that combat, and combat injuries, can take on our veterans. […]
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  • Real Life: #PoshPeople on BBC2 @TatlerUK – How posh are you?

    By A Modern Military Mother on December 3, 2014
    I love watching tv shows about rich people and posh people. Made in Chelsea is my guilty pleasure, although I can only watch it sporadically as I find it utterly vacuous; yet it’s so awful that it’s so good. It’s like Fifty Shades of Grey, saccharin. (Check out my review of Fifty Shades of Grey: http://amodernmilitarymother.com/book-reviews/i-am-clit-flick-lit-crack-whore-fifty-shades-of-grey-review) I don’t watch soap operas […]
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  • Real Life: Strong women love ‘em or hate ‘em?

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 27, 2014
    Writing this blog today feels like an indulgent luxury. I have been so f*cking busy that I haven’t had time to blog in that just chewing the fat, this is what is going down in my hood kinda way. Finally, I can focus on my future and start building the business that I want but I’ll come back to that in […]
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  • How to have a fulfilling sex life in later life

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 24, 2014
    It’s perfectly natural for things to change as we age, including our sexual lives. What was typical at 18 may not be the norm at 35. Similarly, our experiences of sex in middle age may differ widely from our experiences in later life. However, it’s important to remember that, no matter what your age, it’s possible to have an enjoyable […]
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  • Snuggle Up

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 20, 2014
    Check out these handy winter warming hints so you get snug this winter: Layer up The more skin is exposed to cool air, the colder you will feel. Wearing layers of thin clothes will keep you warmer than big winter jumpers as they trap body heat. The more skin is exposed to cool air, the colder you will feel. Eat […]
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  • Electoral Reform Society Welcomes Report on Voter Engagement

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 14, 2014
    Responding to the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee’s report Voter engagement in the UK, published today, Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, said: “Voter disengagement is the central political challenge of our time, and the Committee should be applauded for its excellent work in this area. We wholeheartedly support the report’s recommendations on reforming voter registration to […]
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  • Reasons to join the RAF

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 14, 2014
    The RAF is a real source of national pride and it plays a crucial role in defending the country. Established in 1918, it boasts some of the Reasons to join the RAFmost impressive technology and highly trained military personnel in the world. To show your appreciation of this beloved institution, you can purchase a variety of RAF gifts and memorabilia […]
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  • Cut Crime Over Christmas

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 13, 2014
    You might be looking forward to the impending festive season. After all, this is the perfect time of year to catch up with friends and family and to generally make merry and have a good time. However, you’re not alone in your eager anticipation of this annual celebration. Criminals across the land are bracing themselves for a busy and potentially […]
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  • Do We Do The Right Thing? By Neil Walker & The Be Frank Theatre Company

    By A Modern Military Mother on November 13, 2014
    I always approach military events with a certain degree of caution. Non military perceptions of military existence are often ill informed and romantic. But as I am honing my screen writing skills and need to have more theatrical experience in actual theatres, and not just inside my house, then I agreed to review ‘Do We Do The Right Thing?’ by […]
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  • Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

    By A Modern Military Mother on October 28, 2014
    Taking some ‘me time’ 5th November it is National Stress Awareness Day leading life coach Sophia Davis suggests that taking just five minutes a day for ‘you’ can help decrease stress levels. Taking a moment for ourselves helps us to gain a greater sense of calm and clarity. This helps to decrease our stress and anxiety levels, therefore leaving us more relaxed. […]
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