For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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May 27, 2017

My Son Just Gave ME A Slow Clap!

Yesterday evening, thirteen hours into my day with my two young sons, I sat, slumped on the closed toilet lid watching them in the bath together. The three year old, long and slender, pale, the water only covering his bent knees; The ten month old sitting stoutly, portly and stocky, […]
May 27, 2017

It’s Okay To Say Giving Birth is Traumatic

They say that giving birth is the most natural thing in the world, that as women we are equipped to push a tiny, or in some cases not so tiny, human out of our bodies. That somehow natural endorphins will be released and we will be able to cope with […]
May 26, 2017

The Mum I’ll Never Be

Yesterday I took my youngest son to the park. This for me is an achievement in itself. The fact that we were both washed, dressed and actually out of the house with the three dimensional people – I felt pretty pleased with myself. The sun was shining and I suspected […]
May 26, 2017

Blame It On The Hormones

April 29th 2017 marked Donald J. Trump’s 100th Day in office as the president of the United States. I’m not pointing this out to start a political debate, that’s for another day and another blog entirely. No the reason I mention it, is that it for me it marked 100 […]


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