Jennifer Ryan, Author at The M Word

Jennifer Ryan

September 18, 2018

Why A Threenager Is Worse Than The Terrible Twos

Let me start by saying, I feel slightly betrayed by my parenting predecessors. I got warned about things like sleepless nights, explosive nappies, teething, and the […]
September 15, 2018
Spicy

I Confess To… The Great ‘Spicy’ Lie

As soon as the boys were old enough to eat solid food, I thought I would make a big effort and cook all sorts of wonderful […]
September 14, 2018

I’m Not Sure What To Do With My Frozen Embryos

Every so often I get asked ‘ So… are you going to try again for a girl now that you have two boys?’ What an odd […]
September 9, 2018

You Can Keep Your Guilt, Thanks

Each morning, Monday to Friday, for the last 10 minutes of my commute to work just before I walk into the office building, I try and […]
September 6, 2018
Parenting

Parenting Is….. Congratulating Yourself For Outwitting INFANTS

As a Mother every so often I get all deep and philosophical and wonder.. What IS Parenting? What does it MEAN to be a mother? WHAT […]
January 8, 2018
September 3, 2018

Calling Time On….Kids’ Menus

Right. Ask anyone who knows me, I’m not one for giving out about anything really. I’m actually renowned for not giving out, ever. They’ll probably put […]
August 24, 2018
Vomiting

How to Survive….The Toddler Vomiting Bug

There’s loads of things nobody warns you about when you’re waddling around with your Bump all glowy and dreamy and planning your perfect white Pinterest worthy […]
July 29, 2018

What If They Forget That I’m Their Mam?

When Rian & Alex were born, we got loads of practical and thoughtful gifts for them. One of the gifts we got was a memory box […]