Family - The M Word



Because it’s not all it’s cracked up to be


June 7, 2018

The Awkward Moment You Are Asked How Old Your Premature Baby Is

This time 15 and a half months ago I never realised that such a simple question could be so loaded. But now, as a mum to […]
June 7, 2018

Having Post Natal Depression Is A Real Bitch

Post Natal Depression is a bitch. There, I said it. I’ve thrown down my gauntlet and I refuse to be nice about her anymore — that black dog […]
June 6, 2018

Calling Bullshit On…Useless Baby Clothes

I think it’s written in Greek mythology somewhere, you have a baby and all of the humanity arrive with mountains and mountains of baby clothes. Now […]
June 2, 2018

Surviving The Early Days Of Motherhood

I’m going to be honest with you…. The early days of motherood are tough. They don’t resemble the fluffy fantasy sometimes represented in films or on TV. […]
June 2, 2018

The Truth About Grand Au-Pairenting

I found myself in the doctors AGAIN recently with a happy toddler & a screaming toddler. This was my third visit in less than a month. […]
June 2, 2018

‘I Seethe Furiously Inside’-Parenting In The Throes Of PMS

Warning: this piece may contain ranting The irrationality is what tips me off first; I begin to resent every other human being on earth for silly […]


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