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 […]


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