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Any Other Photo {Amanda and Mark}

Happy Friday people – It is AOP day again! We have had some truly joyful AOPs lately, and this one is no different. You can’t help but look at it and smile a wide, happy grin, just like Amanda and Mark both are. It has ice cream, and family, and sunshine, and that for me [...]

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#bookswap book review: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl

When we ran the #Bookswap (for everyone who has asked, we WILL be running another one at some point, just let us recover from the spreadsheet sweats first), we asked everyone who took part if they’d be keen to write a review, and the wonderful Claire is the first person to send hers in. If [...]

Categories: Books, Uncategorized
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Notes on motherhood: PND, broccoli, and saying yes.

It’s happened. I’ve become one of those mothers. I now think of other mothers and think how unlucky they are, because they didn’t get Emmi. Because, I mean, how could any child be better than Emmi? See? The thing is, I feel like it’s ok for me to feel like that, that it might actually be [...]

Categories: Any Other Baby, Becoming a Mother, Uncategorized, Written By Clare
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On Jane Austen and feminism

Sometimes we get posts that say out loud something that you knew subconsciously, but didn’t realise you knew. This is one of those posts, at least for me. I have always loved Jane Austen’s books, ever since being given Mansfield Park to read as part of my A-Level English Lit course. Asked to read the [...]

Categories: Books, Politics and Feminism, Uncategorized
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International Women’s Day: All the Things

We’re lucky, aren’t we? Yes, things are still not great for us as women, living in the developed world, in 2013, but hell, we’re so much better off than our predecessors in so many ways. We all love Bex, and here is just one more reason to love her – she is reminding us of [...]

Categories: International Women's Day, Life Experience, Uncategorized
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Behind Closed Doors – Infertility Sucks

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors, Uncategorized
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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 [...]

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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – T is for (it takes) Two

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 [...]

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One.

Zero to Three. Headlong into the unknown. Joy. Pain. Excitement. Adoration. Love. Late nights and early mornings mingle, tangle together incomprehensibly.  The world is far away, behind a mist. You glow, like a beacon through the fog, giving me direction. Fatigue. Blur. Existing. Surviving. Managing. Love like no other; fierce and honest and true. Inhaling [...]

Categories: Any Other Baby, Becoming a Mother, Uncategorized, Written By Clare
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Weekend Wonderings

I read this this week, and realised…This is all any of us want, no? Image from Dear Photograph (I defy you not to lose yourself for hours). Happy Saturday, readers. You’re welcome. “Dear Photograph, You were taken one month before these two love birds were married. He was a decorated World War ll Veteran and [...]

Categories: Uncategorized, Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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