Michelle Mayefske, Author at The M Word

Michelle Mayefske

April 6, 2019

Coping With Food Allergies In The Family Makes Us Itchy and Bitchy

You’re the ‘coconut milk family!’ the baristas at our local café affectionately say to us.  They know when my latte arrives that I will always double […]
March 20, 2019

BirthStory: The One Where I Ate My Placenta

During my second pregnancy my husband and I sat down with the birth doula we hired and started talking about our birth preferences. I had all […]
March 11, 2019

Calling Time On… The Clean Plate Club

One of my earliest memories as a child is me sitting at the kitchen table behind a plate of food as the summer sun began to […]
March 6, 2019

Living With…Hidden PCOS

I’m a mum of four who has spent the last decade struggling with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. Immediately some people might do a double take […]
February 25, 2019

Calling Time On…Mums Loitering In The Changing Room

It’s a Saturday morning at the gym and the place is scattered with mums and their kids who are taking swimming lessons. Immediately this isn’t any […]
January 8, 2018
February 13, 2019

Living With… A Teenager With A Technology Addiction

Back when I was in the trenches of mothering toddlers, I used to often think ‘this has to be as bad as it gets, right? Toddlerhood […]