Gluing cheese: (metaphor) doing things which are ridiculous and/or seemingly impossible.

PARENTING.
RELATIONSHIPS.
LIFESTYLE.

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PARENTING

THE CALAMITIES OF RAISING A SMALL PERSON.

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FRIENDS, FAMILY AND FINDING LOVE.

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About Gluing Cheese.

The internet is full of those annoying parenting and relationship bloggers who claim to know everything about the stuff which modern life constantly throws at us.

You won’t find that here. 

I’m a 30-something single working mum and I will share my daily adventures to try and master the impossible to keep that all ticking over. You know, like gluing cheese when your kid’s Babybel breaks in two and they are tantruming over it. True story.

So, I will talk about relationships of every kind and share stories about raising my bloody brilliant little boy.

I hope you enjoy!

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