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October 4, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Laura Wood

This week The M Word introduces Laura Wood to our readers. Laura loves to write and has lots to say but little time to share. Writing for the M Word is giving her that platform to spit it all out! A morning host on her local radio station, and a voice over […]
October 4, 2017
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Teenage Daughter Increase Divorce Risk, Study Finds

We know that parenting teenagers can be tricky and the mood swings can put the more robust relationships to the test. But what we didn’t know, until now, is that a teenage daughter is more likely to lead you to the divorce courts. According to a Dutch study having a […]
October 4, 2017

Am I Old Now?

Getting old sucks. For some of us, it’s the grey hairs and fine lines. But I can handle those; I’ve earned them! For others, it’s the slightly saggy flesh suit our babies have gifted us. Personally, I don’t think I can really blame it entirely on the kids – it […]
October 3, 2017

10 Ways Time In NICU Is Not Maternity Leave

Mums-to-be often dream of maternity leave as a beautiful, joyous and peaceful time with their new bundle of joy; hours of cuddles as you bond with this precious newborn while learning to become the perfect mother. The reality is not always so idyllic as you quickly realise your little one […]
October 3, 2017

Why Baby Advice Books Should All Be Binned

Terrified new mums are being warned to throw parenting advice books in the bin. Frantic internet searches and building up a library of self-help books does nothing to help and in fact can be really bad for your state of mind. A fascinating study by Swansea University has found a […]
October 2, 2017

How The Number of Children You Have Affects Society

It doesn’t. There you go, it’s nobody else’s business how many children you have. That’s the short answer, if you’ve just popped in quickly to see what I have to say on the matter. Here you will find no arguments over global warming, over-crowding, snow-flake children, pensioners needing more tax […]


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