Ellen Brophy

December 31, 2017
Another Woman

Would You Allow Another Woman Breastfeed Your Baby?

I wasn’t the world’s most successful breast feeder. I fed all three myself for a while but nowhere near as long as I longed to. I […]
December 23, 2017

Shared Parenting at Christmas:What Works For Us

Parenting when you are no longer in a relationship together is difficult. This is especially the case at Christmas time. Along with the presents and the […]
December 22, 2017

Christmas Magic Costs A Serious Amount Of Cash

It happens the same time every year. There is no sneak attack. It doesn’t show up unannounced. Yet somehow you’ll hear people say on the daily, […]
December 18, 2017

Can Men And Women Be Just Friends?

I’ve written in the past about not having any male friends.  Well that statement is not entirely true. I have male friends. I just don’t have […]
November 23, 2017

My Children Saw Me Having A Row…So What?

We all know the idealism that comes when you are expecting your first child is inspiring. With subsequent children these standards slip considerably. Baby one has […]
January 8, 2018
October 27, 2017

Trust Your Motherly Instincts

My first lad was in no hurry to come into the world. I ended up being induced when I was ten days overdue. After two doses […]
October 23, 2017

Do I Need To Be Potty Trained?

As a mother, you suffer no amount of indignities. It all begins when you need to find out if you are in fact pregnant. The first […]
October 8, 2017

Why I Want My Children In A Co-Ed School

I have two boys and a girl. A lovely mix if I do say so myself. I am always trying to find ways in my parenting […]