For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

M Squad

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 […]
October 2, 2017

How To Survive…Sibling Rivalry

‘It’s not faaaaiiiiiirrrrrrr!!’ Yup – this sentence is used at least ten times a day in my home. As much as I want to throw myself on the kitchen floor, kick my legs and shrill loudest when they all peer down their noses at their dinner plates and mutter ‘Ugh’ […]
October 1, 2017

My Son’s Dead Body Was Warm, Not Cold

Pulp fiction writers have got it wrong. The dead are warm. They’re not stiffs, ice cold to the touch. My baby boy was floppy, he looked asleep. Three days earlier he’d been alive, and for three days my wife carried his corpse inside her. The cradle of life traduced to […]


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