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I wrote this last year for submission to a website that has since stopped accepting submissions. I then submitted to another site I was writing for, which has since been temporarily put on hold until further notice. I guess the only way it'd see the light of day, is to publish it here. What I… Read More

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Here's the truth.  I really suck at pregnancy. The first trimester was hard. I spent a lot of time lying horizontal on the couch, and at 5.00 pm every day, the waves of nausea would come. If I wasn't already off my feet, they would have knocked me off them. This made cooking and eating terribly difficult. Which… Read More

A Few Good Things

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2014 is turning out to be a fabulous year, and I want to tell you about a few good things that is making it so!  First, my essay about a broken friendship has been chosen to be part of an anthology, My Other Ex: Women's True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends, the second book… Read More

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When I read a blog post or an article that I don't agree with, or leaves me fuming, I click away. I close the page, walk away and think nothing more of it. I don't believe in trolling someone's comments, or hate bashing them on social media. I seethe silently, and move on to better… Read More

About Confidence

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There are a few moments in my life where I remember feeling confident: in my last job with Nike, leading the marketing team in the region's largest market handling hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of budget; signing our marriage certificate in 2007 because it felt right; going home with my second child, because I actually… Read More

Twins gender reveal

In case you haven't heard (because I only told Facebook and Instagram), we found out last week the twins' sexes. Yes, we're expecting boy/ girl twins, and couldn't be happier! (For the record, I'm 3 for 3 on 'guessing' all my kids' sexes before confirmation - I'm never right about things usually) I'm now 18… Read More

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Alison Profile PictureI'm Alison. I am a writer, a mother of two boys (with boy/ girl twins on the way), and thrive on mayhem and chaos. A believer in the power of chocolate and hugs. Want to know more?

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