Stephanie Siviter, Author at The M Word

Stephanie Siviter

September 28, 2018

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. […]
August 30, 2018
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Why You Should Always Hire The Post-Stay At Home Mum

She’s got a four year gaping hole on her CV and she’s got an interview – she can’t quite believe it. She’s forgotten how people who […]
August 23, 2018

The Imagined Army Of Shite Mothers

A few weeks ago I was sat on the bus to work after carting off my kids to strangers at astronomically expensive nurseries when I became […]
August 17, 2018

The Secret Saboteur Inside Of Me

Sometimes I watch my boys playing with their toy blocks. The eldest will carefully place one on top of the other, strategically, methodically. In a couple […]
June 10, 2018

The Age Of Why

My four year old has reached a mile stone. He has entered the age of ‘Why’. I had heard of this stage but had underestimated the […]
January 8, 2018
May 2, 2018

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. […]
May 1, 2018

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 […]
April 26, 2018

Ladies, Please Do Not Feel Any Pressure To Have An ‘Erotic’ Labour

When I was twelve, at the puberty milestone (a stage of growing up, not the local pub) a lady came to our school to talk to […]