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Catherine Ball

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Catherine Ball is a freelance journalist and the mum of four feisty and independent girls, aged between nine and one. When she isn’t writing about parenting, she can be found refereeing sibling brawls, answering questions about giraffes and searching for odd socks at her home in Sheffield.

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