Last year we had a bit of fun renovating a tiny 16ft trailer for us to take down through the states on a summer road trip. It was a success! I was newly pregnant and…

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There was, in the past, a time when I always had immaculately manicured nails. And (one would hope) there may, in the future, be such a time again. This is not that time. Absolutely not…

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As it turns out, you like to know your children are reading something half decent too, because every time I have posted book recommendations (here, here, here, here) – I have had some lovely responses.…

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Look, after my third baby, I decided on something of a whim to get braces. After our fourth child, we moved internationally. This time, fifth-baby-Hugo turned a month old and I hit Sephora for some…

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There’s been a slight disruption in service here at theMumandtheMom and everyone has been very patient and understanding about how busy life is, adjusting to having a new baby (Hugo – now 4 weeks!) in…

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