Emma Power, Author at The M Word

Emma Power

January 27, 2019

Exercise Is The New Addiction Of The Middle-Aged

At first, I thought it was a cultural thing. Living in New Zealand and waking up to sunshine most days, part and parcel of a sunny […]
January 26, 2019

How To Be The Ultimate Lazy Parent

How many of us moms out there are familiar with the lazy parenting approach? My husband has implemented this strategy from day one and it has […]
January 25, 2019

An Open Letter To Anyone Suffering From Post-Natal Depression

I know you don’t know me but we already have so much in common. I know exactly how you are feeling. I have been there. I […]
January 22, 2019

Never Binge Drink When Living With A Toddler

I know, this seems really obvious doesn’t it? Never, ever,  binge drink when you share the house with small human beings – especially ones you cannot […]
January 18, 2019

What We Imagine Will Happen vs Reality

When it comes to parenting, I have come to realize that it is a series of moments that we expect to go one way but in […]
January 8, 2018
January 15, 2019

Can We Talk For A Second About Guilt?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about guilt and how much time I waste feeling guilty. I always assumed everybody was consumed by guilt most of […]
January 10, 2019

Is A Soy Sauce Addiction Killing My Kids?

So here is the dilemma. One day a long, long time ago, as my kids sat down to yet another dull meal of spaghetti, meat and […]
January 4, 2019

Where Is The Train Out Of Toddlerville?

My third child, my youngest, my last, is almost three, I need to emphasise this because there will under no circumstances ever be a fourth child. […]