Real Life

April 3, 2018

The Curse Of The Smartphone Camera If You’re Pregnant

  Sometimes I question the societal value of a smartphone being able to take photos and video. Everything now is documented. There’s no novelty to taking […]
April 1, 2018

No Sex, Please. We’re Parents!

I have to give my kids the Sex Talk. Yup, the Sex Talk. Turns out that the time between being a baby and having the ability […]
March 28, 2018

The Truth About Motherhood…

Recently, a very good friend of mine rang to tell me she is pregnant. I was delighted, of course, and couldn’t wait to get discussing all […]
March 27, 2018

Beware Of Mindfulness…

Can we talk for a second about mindfulness? Everything we read these days mentions mindfulness. What started off as meditation and only something Buddhist monks did […]
March 26, 2018

The Fear Of Our First Pregnancy Scan After A Miscarriage

We’re getting an early scan because of the several miscarriages before this current pregnancy. It’s a grim side of pregnancy that we never entertained before, none […]
January 8, 2018
March 25, 2018

Antenatal Visits For Dummies

It is my fifth time round the antenatal merry-go-round, and I have picked up a thing or two! It can be a bit of a minefield, […]
March 21, 2018

My Open Letter To The ‘Other Mothers’

Hellloooo! Yes, I’m talking to you. You dear other mother that is listening to me right now. I would like to address this strange dynamic that […]
March 14, 2018

Never Binge Drink When Living With A Toddler

I know, this seems really obvious doesn’t it? Never, ever,  binge drink when you share the house with small human beings – especially ones you cannot […]