• Theatrical Review – Mind The Gap, Arc Theatre, Trowbridge 4th – 5th July

    By amodernmilitarymother on July 2, 2015
    MIND THE GAP  This original piece of theatre written by the cast of Characters Stage Company, the Bristol Old Vic, writer in residence, Tom Wainwright, and directed by Sara Griffiths, is acted entirely by a cast of young people. The insightful play deals with both the future and the past; the old are forgotten and the young don’t know how […]
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  • Five Reasons I’m Looking Forward To Wimbledon

    By amodernmilitarymother on June 25, 2015
    We’re just days away now from one of the most quintessentially British traditions: Wimbledon. Commencing on 29th June, the event will see two weeks of hardcore tennis, strawberries and cream and no doubt a few celebrity guest appearances. Of course, major sporting fans will be heading over to Coral to catch up on the latest tennis news, but for the […]
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  • My NON SINGING Stage Debut on 3rd July at Rondo Theatre Bath

    By amodernmilitarymother on June 25, 2015
    This is my debut show A Modern Military Mother – Tales from the Domestic Frontline (Uncut). If you hate housework and being told what to do you’ll love this show. I have been touring the WIs of Wiltshire for the last 18 months and it’s been very well received. This version is slightly ruder than the standard WI show. It’s at […]
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  • A Redeeming Twist for Reality TV

    By amodernmilitarymother on June 8, 2015
    I think I speak for all of us when I say the general public is getting sick of reality TV. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve watched just as much Apprentice and Survivor as the next person. And I may or may not still watch Project Runway. And there’s something about the Kardashians, Honey Boo Boo, and The Bachelor that  makes […]
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  • A QUARTER OF US WAKE CRINGING AT EPIC FAILS OF NIGHTS OUT

    By amodernmilitarymother on May 7, 2015
    Having experienced the Saturday from hell (I said hello down the great white telephone many times) after a Friday night of two much vodka!! I am now living as a hermit, never going out again and never speaking to anyone ever again whose path I crossed on Friday night – oh the shame!! The self loathing I feel from the […]
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  • The Prologue and Down The Rabbit Hole – first draft of new chapter ‘Looking For Mr Rabbit’

    By amodernmilitarymother on April 16, 2015
    The publishing world of words can feel like a sausage machine. Writers quietly steel themselves away and pen tomes, reveal them to the world, readers devour them or ignore them unaware of the years of toil that has been invested in the pages. If a writer is successful they are expected to churn out bestseller after bestseller without any thought, […]
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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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