Parenting. It's a full-time job (make that 24/7) and sometimes it can feel like there are no benefits. No financial pay. No annual leave. No sick leave. When you become a parent you can expect to have no more days off and you don't have the 'luxury' of being ill. Nappies still need changing, laundry… Continue reading Some thoughts on parenting for Mothers Day
I miscarried before I had Jenson. It's something that I'm pretty open about these days. I wrote about it a week after it happened but didn't publish it until long after. It took me a while to process. Since then I have a totally different attitude to talking about children with people who don't have… Continue reading Why I’m not having any more children
Jenson is nearly 19 months old and I've already lost count of how many times I've felt the dreaded #mumguilt. And you know what I just realised? Most of the time it's been brought on by other people's opinions rather than how I feel about my own parenting skills. And this needs to stop. I… Continue reading Enough with the mum guilt already!