For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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November 11, 2016

When To Take The Hard Line

So I was on a day out with my two girls recently. We were having lunch with my sister in a cafe which meant for a change we were being treated to table service instead of service through a car window. It was the early side of lunchtime, the only […]
November 11, 2016

Do You Find Yourself Or Lose Yourself On A Career Break?

One of the hardest decisions I’ve ever made during my 14 working years is the decision to take a career break. A break that I’m currently almost half way through. Now I’ve done it for a very specific reason, in a very protected way and thankfully, with a very supportive […]
November 4, 2016

Parents: A Soft Place In A Hard World

“You’re too soft on her!” How many times have I heard this phrase? I imagine if I got paid every time it was said to me that I would be a very rich lady! Instead, the words just irritated me and eventually started to eat away at me. I worked […]
October 29, 2016

Life After ECMO

So the drama has all calmed down. The tubes are out you get to see his gorgeous pudgy face for the first time and your heart dares to soar with the hope it’s all over and he is coming home. A new type of adrenalin to live off for the […]
October 11, 2016

What It Means To Have A Vasectomy…

Our experience of ‘Snipology’ So my second (and last) pregnancy was horrible. I hated pretty much every minute of it. From the moment I conceived, morning sickness descended upon me like the hangover from hell. I spent countless mornings with my head down the toilet being watched by my at-the-time […]
October 4, 2016

12 Weeks Of Lies, Apologies And Other Dumb Stuff

As i sit with my 11 month old on my knee feeding him his dinner, because he had a mini break down when i put him in his high chair, i put my hand to my face to put my un-brushed hair behind my ear, when i feel, what i […]


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