For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

M Squad

May 3, 2017

When It All Gets Too Much

Have you ever had a day when you can feel the irritation building inside you until it bubbles out of you in a messy spew of crap? You feel better…for one precious second…then the guilt and regret come to bounce around inside your head. Why can’t you be more patient? […]
May 3, 2017

Ladies, Be Kind To Each Other (And To Yourselves)

Having a baby is one of the most natural things in the world. Parenthood is incredibly rewarding, yet it can also be very difficult. Every day I question myself as a parent. Am I too strict with my children or am I strict enough? Do I spoil them? Do I […]
May 2, 2017

My Kids Could Not Care Less About Stunning Scenery

So for the Easter break, two-weeks of school holidays we decided to book a trip to the South Island of New Zealand. We’ve been living in the North Island for four years now in the Bay of Plenty, a stunning part of the country, blue skies most of the time […]
May 1, 2017

I’m Autistic – And Pregnant

It was the most definite pink line of all and a welcome sight. I jumped like some sort of human-spring hybrid, my hands and arms flapping as quickly as a cheerful sparrow taking a dust bath. I was pregnant and ecstatically so. Pregnancy and conception is challenging for many women, […]


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