For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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March 22, 2017

A Warning About Finding Yourself

Most people, according to my limited social media research, will embark on some kind of soul searching in their 30’s. It represents a time of significant growth, and after all the fun of your 20s and slowly become more adult-like with adult responsibilities and other grown up things, the mid […]
March 22, 2017

Calling Bullshit On…Tiring The Kids Out

I may have mentioned once or twice before, just in passing, that my eldest gift is an early riser. I may also have mentioned the one or ten methods we’ve tried to get her to stay in bed a bit later in the mornings (any suggestions on a postcard please!) […]
March 21, 2017

The Problem With Snap Judgements

Like many people all over the country I was enraptured by the slice of family life presented in a BBC interview where a father was completely outshone by his two children. I watched it a few times and thought it was hilarious. But then, of course, this being the internet […]
March 20, 2017

My Daughter’s Doll Is WAAAY Cooler Than Me

Last night, when the children had gone to bed, I was about to put away my daughter’s doll, Holly, when it struck me that she looked quite cool and sophisticated. So much so that I had a little longing in me for when I had the time, energy and money […]


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