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August 21, 2016
rejection

Just Tell Me You Hate Me

I’ve recently made a discovery about myself. I’m needy. Actually that’s a lie. I’ve always known that about myself. But what I didn’t realize is my sadistic need to be liked or needed by people that don’t want me! I suppose on one level it’s the oldest cliche in the […]
August 21, 2016
regret

The Things I Regret Without Fail, But Always Do Again

Someone wise and superior once said “stupidity is the failure to learn from your mistakes”. Discount lettuce. Good intentions combined with fundamentally cheap buying strategy = salad that’s never actually going to happen. Because that clamshell of baby spinach will sit on the bottom of the fridge for exactly 2 […]
August 19, 2016
poppins

I Thought I Could Be Like Mary Poppins – I Was Wrong

There was definitely a time when I felt like I was winning at being a mum. I’m sure of it. I don’t know when it was exactly, but I know it was when I had just one child and he was very young. I felt like Mary Poppins, baking and […]
August 16, 2016
wardrobe

The Mother, The Switch & The Wardrobe

One Thursday morning last December I stood frantically looking into my wardrobe trying to find something to wear to my local mother & toddler Christmas Party. As a result of being pregnant for the two previous winters my choice of casual clothes was to say the least, slim to nothing. […]

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