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Am I Normal Yet? deals with several issues very close to my heart. The core theme portrayed to me before reading was feminism. But to me the true heart of this book was the effects of anxiety and depression on a teenage girl. I know this is a lonely, dark and very scary place to be.
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Do you find it hard to get your children to talk about their day? Find out how I have got my children to open up about their day at school.
“What have you been up to today?”
Does this sound familiar to you? It’s the usual reply I get from my children at the school gate. That or “it was boring”, “not a lot” the list of non committal answers is endless! I, as you do, know that these answers aren’t true. You also know yourself how you feel when you’ve finished a day at work, you don’t want to be bombarded with questions.
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Miss 8 can bottle things up. I always know when she’s worried about something as she gets stroppy, short tempered and she’s very hard to live with. It breaks my heart as I just want her to talk to me. Yet often I’m sure she doesn’t always realise something is wrong herself.
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Yet another week has passed by all too fast. Sadly only two weeks left until miss 7 and Master 5 are back to school. Miss 7 started last night saying she is worried about going back to school. It breaks my heart.
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Welcome to my blog. Or should I say my world! I’m just an ordinary Mum like many others out there who have begun their own blog. So why have I decided to begin this venture? Well I think its so that I can have just a little something that is mine, a place where I can talk about what I know and if I can, just to help one person.
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