Real Life

July 6, 2018

I Don’t Have The Same Name As My Children – And I Hate It

Naming your child is so difficult. Straight away there are reams of names that you have to discount. Any name of anyone you don’t like. (there’ll […]
July 5, 2018

About That Time I Flashed The Cleaner…

I’m a mum of two and had a new job. I’d just started back to work for a company I had been with years ago, prior […]
July 5, 2018

Motherhood – It’s Not A Competition

Congratulations, you’ve just had a baby. Welcome to a world of sisterhood, of solidarity among women. As a wise woman once said to me, children are […]
July 4, 2018

Oh, Epidural. You Are A Cruel Mistress

I could feel the contraction coming, like a roll of thunder, it rumbled and cracked to a crescendo, crashing pain through my body. All I could […]
June 18, 2018

How I Get My Youngest To Sleep Every Night Using Dreams

If anyone was ever witness to the conversations that take place between me and my youngest son at bedtime they would think we had consumed copious […]
January 8, 2018
June 17, 2018

There’s Something Wrong With Your Baby

‘We found something’… Three simple words that introduced me to the world of a children’s hospital and the most terrifying months of my life. The conversation […]
June 15, 2018

I Was Sacked And Left Homeless While Five Months Pregnant

Not to long after meeting my partner I fell pregnant which was fast but we were happy, I had just started a new job and my […]
June 13, 2018

When Cancer Came to Visit

I don’t mind admitting it, I don’t think I even know what my cervix was as a teenager.  I’m sure it was covered in those cringey […]