Monthly Archives: February 2013

AOW A-Z of Getting Married – Z is for Zzzzz (Get Some Sleep)

    The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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With or Without You

Our baby girl, Stella, was born at 3.45am on a bitterly cold Wednesday morning two weeks ago. She made her entrance into the world quietly, peacefully and with an expression of such intense focus that we had to laugh a little. The radio had played softly in the background throughout the 4 and a half [...]

Categories: Any Other Baby, Becoming a Mother, Written By Aisling
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On Friendly Advice

This post, by Lorna, is brilliant.  Not just because it has footnotes, but because it calls out the moaners, the complainers, the naysayers.  It calls out the people who pass judgement as a gut reaction, without thinking about what they’re saying.  And it makes me think about the line between well-meaning advice and interference (it’s [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother
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Weekend Wonderings

Mr K sent me this.  He know’s I’m a sucker for a rousing speech.  There’s the one I’ve had displayed on every desk in every job I’ve had since 2005, there’s Rory Gilmore’s valedictorian speech (WHAT?!  It made me weep.  Still does). And now there’s this.    This speech is titled “Don’t Work.  Be Hated.  Love [...]

Categories: Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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Any Other Photo {Roz and Barry}

My first reaction to reading Roz’s Any Other Photo is that it’s unlike any that we’ve ever had before.  I know they all are, to an extent, and that’s the beauty of this series.  But this one is even more different.  This is a moment taken away from when you’re “on show”, taken by a bridesmaid, [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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In praise of Pepper

I almost called this post ‘Alice’s Friend that made me me’. Because that’s sort of what it is really. Just like in other FTMMM posts, Alice talks about shared interests, love despite differences, and life lessons being taught. I will leave it to Alice to explain who the wonderful Pepper (who having met in real [...]

Categories: Family, Friends and Relationships, Friend That Made Me Me
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – Y is for Your Way

The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first collaboration [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married, Uncategorized
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – Y is for Yes

The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first collaboration [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – Y is for Yes it matters

The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first collaboration [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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The Northern Lights {Part the Second}

It’s been a whole THREE months since we posted The Northern Lights {part 1}, but I’m fairly certain that not one of you who read it can have forgotten the pure wonderfullness (it’s a word) of that post. Well, readers, I have news for you, this one is even better. It’s magical. That’s all I [...]

Categories: Engagement, Wise Women
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