Jennifer Ryan, Author at The M Word - Page 2 of 4

Jennifer Ryan

December 2, 2018

Elf on the Shelf – Thanks, but No

People who know me, know that I love Christmas. Actually, it’s the run up to Christmas that I particularly love – the planning, the choosing of […]
November 28, 2018

I Think My Kids Are Trying To Kill Me

It has just dawned on me. I’ve just had an epiphany… it all makes sense now. I didn’t see it before, I mean, how could I? […]
November 27, 2018

How Do You Know When You Know?!

Some people say, ‘If you’re wondering, then you already know you’re not done yet’. Others seem certain on a pre-defined number, and are ok with sticking […]
November 26, 2018
Son's Birth

And Yesterday I Cried

‘The obligation for working mothers is a very precise one: the feeling that one ought to work as if one did not have children, while raising […]
November 20, 2018

Stop With The Self-Imposed Guilt, Already

I recently wrote a post about the guilt of being a working mother that I constantly feel, and since I posted it, reminding myself of the […]
January 8, 2018
November 12, 2018

Calling Time On…The Dreaded Winter Coughs

Ah those lovely summery days….what’s not to love? There’s less rain than usual, long bright days, lovely (not lovely) early starts if you have young kids […]
November 6, 2018

Why I’ve Become Unapologetic About My Parenting

Parenting is a minefield. From the get go, you decide you want to do it all as best you can. You want your child to be […]
November 4, 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 […]