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December 6, 2018

Can We Talk For A Second About Being A Good Role Model For Our Girls

So the other morning, I’m standing in my bathroom doing the obligatory post-shower rubbing bio-oil all over my stretch marks in the hope that by some […]
December 6, 2018

Did Anyone Else Panic When They Were Told They Were Having A Boy?

I’m not sure I ever really thought about what gender my baby was going to be when I found out I was pregnant last April. Instead, […]
December 5, 2018

So What IS In A Mother’s Handbag?

Picture the scene.  Four well-dressed, elegant women are in a restaurant for lunch.  They have style, panache, presence. Under the table hide the fabulous shoes and […]
December 5, 2018

Third Time’s A Charm, Right?

We recently found out that we are going to have a third child. Even now when I am writing that, it still doesn’t feel real, I […]
December 5, 2018

The Six Stages of Thinking You’re ‘Late’

As I sit here, I’m late. Not late for the bus, not late for a meeting; late, late. I think every parent knows what ‘late’ means. […]
January 8, 2018
December 3, 2018

Some People Just Instinctively Know How To Flirt

Ok. A terrible mistimed topic given the #MeToo movement. But hear me out. The other day, I spoke to a friend of a friend. (It is always […]
December 3, 2018

Is It Really His Job To Have ‘The Snip?’

‘Is he going to get ‘the snip’ now?’ When you announce that you are finished with having kids this is normally the question people will ask. […]
December 2, 2018

What Is The ‘Best’ Age To Have Kids?

What age is the best age to have kids? Well now that is really the same as asking how long a piece of string is, or […]