For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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May 8, 2017

I Used To Be A Cow Behind The Wheel But Then Something Changed

There was a time when I was a complete wagon behind the wheel. Yes I was that unpleasant ‘girl-racer’ who would have tailgated you for driving too slowly or not merging quickly enough onto the motorway (although that still really bugs me!) I was the person whose blood pressure would […]
May 8, 2017

Learning To Love My Baby

20th January 2017 is a day that for most people will be remembered as the day Donald J. Trump officially took office. For me, it will always be the day I nearly lost it with my infant son. That day was a like a perfect storm of darkness. It was […]
May 7, 2017

So You’re 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, I spent all of the first 20 weeks worrying intensely about whether he or she would be healthy and ‘normal.’ Words like spina bifida, […]
May 6, 2017

There’ll Be Days Like These

‘This time next year we’ll be millionaires!’ Lately, I have new found empathy with Del-Boy from Only Fools & Horses. We are currently in the midst of quite a difficult stage in our lives. My husband returned to full-time study which means there are days (and weeks) where I feel […]
May 5, 2017

I’m Having An Ed Sheeran Induced Nervous Breakdown

It’s so easy to judge and make imaginary plans BC (before children). I used to be the type of person who would see a screaming child and instantly blame the parent. Every time I witnessed a child acting like a complete asshole, it was so easy to judge and tut-tut […]
May 4, 2017

Things That Make You Go Ewww!…Because Parenting Is Gross

They’ll chew on gum they find stuck to the underbelly of the slide in the park, they’ll pocket insects, they’ll hide hairy grapes and pieces of cheddar under the couch cushions and there isn’t a child on the planet who doesn’t love a good snot-sneaking expedition with the sole purpose […]


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