For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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February 17, 2017

The Honest Mummy Friend

Something I’m sure we will all agree on is that being a mummy is tough. Overnight you are expected to morph into this super-human being that is ‘Mum’. ‘Mum’ knows everything after all; she knows how to make everything all better, she knows what snack is likely to cause a […]
February 17, 2017

Grow Up But Don’t Grow up. Please!

My eldest will be 10 in April. My PFB (Precious First Born) – the one that taught me all about becoming a mum. A full decade on from when I was happily rubbing my first baby bump. I can’t quite grasp this is happening to me! There are milestones you want them to […]
February 15, 2017

When Is It Ok To Ask A Woman If She Is Pregnant?

Altogether now… NEVER! Everyone has a story about asking someone if they’re expecting when they are not or possibly worse… being asked if you yourself are. Back in 2008, my firstborn was five weeks old and one of my friends asked me to a christening. I’d just been to the […]
February 15, 2017

I Want To Shoot The God Damn Tooth Fairy…

Somebody get me a pellet gun so I can shoot the tooth fairy. It always seems like a great idea and so very cute to introduce our children to all these little childhood traditions, massaging their innocence. Why do we  make such a big deal about things, like the tooth fairy […]


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