• Introducing Macnaughty – Lighter Brighter Times Ahead

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 10, 2015
    Patience is not one of my virtues. I have so much vision, not enough budget and I am trying to do too much at once. So here’s the deal; I have to write that godamn pesky book – Looking For Mr Rabbit. This is now my priority and will remain my focus until the project is completed. In the meantime, I have […]
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  • My Review of Fifty Shades of Grey – The Movie

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 2, 2015
    There were moments when I didn’t think I was going to make it to the end. Yes, it’s that bad. I can’t even be arsed to transcribe the You Tube. Just watch it to find out. In summary: – I am old enough to distinguish between fact and fiction – I see Fifty Shades of Grey as a fictional piece […]
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  • Macnaughty UNCUT – Real Life Adventures – Read all about it!

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 3, 2013
    I wrote recently about my real life adventures and it’s not going to be used so I am going to use it. I hate waste after all and so why waste it. My take on being a military wife: I don’t pretend it’s easy. I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I don’t always enjoy it. It’s a […]
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  • I Am Clit Flick Lit Crack Whore – Fifty Shades of Grey Review

    By amodernmilitarymother on July 18, 2012
    24 hours after my post on In The Powder Room Fifty Shades of Filth I downloaded Fifty Shades of Grey onto my kindle so that I could read it and give you my Fifty Shades of Grey review. I have to say that I devoured it, and 48 hours later I completed book one, and now I hunger for book […]
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  • National Bed Month: The Importance of Sleep

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 25, 2015
    Every March, the Sleep Council remind everyone the importance of sleep for National Bed Month. Being its longest running campaign, they like to bring awareness to how to get a better night’s sleep. Here are some tips that are shared with the public throughout the month. Health Both mental and physical health can be affected by the amount of sleep […]
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  • Real Life: Tips For Supporting Your Kids During Military Away Time

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 23, 2015
    A life connected to the military means a lot of time away for the serving partner. This is just the reality of life and to be honest I am used to it. Jules over at The Giggles Family has put together this fab post: http://www.thegigglesfamily.com/2015/03/tips-from-military-wives-helping.html with some top tips to help military partners cope with ‘away’ time be that deployment, exercise, training, […]
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  • Didn’t Breast Feed? Broccoli Is The Ultimate Maternal Compensator

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 18, 2015
    According to new cock womble research, breastfed babies are more likely to turn into well-educated and higer-earning adults according to a long-term study in Brazil. ” Our study provides the first evidence that prolonged breastfeeding not only increases intelligence until at least the age of 30 years, but also has an impact both at an individual and societal level by […]
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  • Five Health and Safety Items Every Family Should Have

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 10, 2015
    There are certain health and safety mainstays that all families should have at home, and here’s a rundown of five of the most important. If you’re lacking any of these staples, now could be the time to take action. 1) First aid kits Anyone can suffer an injury at home, and youngsters are especially well versed in the art of […]
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  • Every Chef’s Dream Kitchen Layout

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 2, 2015
    Whether you’re cooking up a storm for guests or simply putting together a simple tea for your family, it’s important that your kitchen looks and feels the part. You might have some clear ideas concerning what constitutes a great cooking space, and you’re not alone. Chefs up and down the land, from seasoned pro’s to enthusiastic amateurs, have strong opinions […]
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  • 5 Things to Remember When Upgrading Your Kitchen

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 12, 2015
    5 things to remember when upgrading your kitchen You might feel like a kid in a candy shop when you’re choosing products to upgrade your kitchen. After all, there are so many fabulous items of furniture, appliances and accessories to choose from now. However, before you start your shopping spree, it’s worth bearing some basic design principles in mind. Here […]
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  • Real Life: Who are you?

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 29, 2015
    Who are you? I am preparing to immerse myself in an edit. Sarah Westcott from the Addendum Agency has come back to me with notes on how to improve my magnus opus ‘Looking For Mr Rabbit’. I am very excited. I am also nervous as the work load is enormous. The book will now be clearly influenced by Lewis Carroll’s […]
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  • The Right Cycle: How to Choose a Bike for a Child

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 20, 2015
    Kids grow at an alarming rate. It was only yesterday, or so it seems (!), that they were taking those first tottering steps from the crawling stage. All of a sudden, they want to be mobile. As they reach the age of three or four, you buy their first tricycle and soon they’re careering around the kitchen, front room, and […]
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