Laura Wood, Author at The M Word

Laura Wood

February 18, 2019

How I Survived Five Nights Of Chicken Pox Hell

Nobody likes to see their children sick. Be it a snotty nose, a sprained ankle or a pretty bad dose of chicken pox as my three […]
July 29, 2018

The Time I Strapped Books To My Arms And Legs To Lose Weight

There are many lengths that we go to when attempting to lose the excess weight gained during pregnancy but I think my story may take the […]
July 20, 2018

When Going To The Chemist Ends In ME Stripping To My Underwear!

I was recently asked about the possibility of writing a parenting piece but I wondered if I would ever have enough material. But then what should […]
July 6, 2018

How To Survive…Small Talk

As a presenter on breakfast radio people always say two things to me. The first is “how do you get up so early?”. The second is […]
June 6, 2018

Who Are You, And Why Are You Calling Me Mummy?

I loved my extracurricular activities (ECA’s) at school but since becoming a mum I love my new version even more. It’s called an AFCA or an Away […]
January 8, 2018
January 29, 2018

What Are The REAL Benefits Of Reading With Your Child?

Is reading a favourite story with your child is a bedtime chore or a precious moment? And are there really any extra benefits? And, if there […]
January 23, 2018

What Do YOU Hate Running Out Of?

They are the little things we don’t really notice until they are gone: milk, tea bags, makeup, the battery on your phone. We could all guess […]
January 16, 2018

Are Children Developing A Screen Dependency?

Are screens addictive? And, if they are, should we be allowing our children to spend so much time on their devices? Smartphones and tablets are here […]