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September 29, 2016

10 CF Phrases To Help You Understand Young CF Families

Perhaps you know us, but don’t like to ask too many questions. Perhaps you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing, or of upsetting us. Please don’t […]
September 27, 2016

Pink Is For Boys, Blue Is For Girls

I’ve lost count of the number of times baby Tom has been mistaken for a girl, despite the fact that I shamelessly don’t adhere in anyway […]
September 20, 2016

The Problem With A ‘Mums Night Out’

Lily Allen was back in the news recently, but for all the wrong reasons. She was photographed worse for wear (well, more than worse for wear) at […]
September 14, 2016

Hey, Merlot. We Need To Talk

A few years ago I unwittingly became a poster girl for “women and drinking”. I hadn’t intended to, but I made a documentary called Merlot & […]
August 30, 2016

The Politics Of Borrowing Baby Stuff

Neither a borrower nor a lender be. I’m sure most of you have heard that at least once in your lives (usually from the kind of family […]
January 8, 2018
August 16, 2016

The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Mother

I don’t want to go all semi-serious on you all, but there’s something I wanted to bring up now that we’re all pals and you won’t […]
August 9, 2016

The ‘Problem’ With Having An Only Child

I thought I was finally done with the unsolicited questions at this stage in my life: “Do you not want to get married?” (When I was still […]
July 6, 2016

And The Fifth Horseman Of The Apocalypse Shall Be Called…Baby Squits

Today I had my first unwelcome experience of the baby-squits. The term may be an unfamiliar one, but the explanation won’t be. I have seen friends […]