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motherhood

Femumism. (Or how feminists helped me feel like a mum).

  When I got pregnant I did what I imagine most expectant parents do: dreamed up tiny toes and eyelashes, a button nose and baby-gro bum; imagined cuddly mornings and kissing a sweet downy head. All of this felt natural, to me; I couldn’t wait…

December 7, 2016
motherhood

Doing It For The Kids

The internet can be a weird place. A scary place; a place full of mean people trolling the crap out of the perfectly innocent and letting themselves loose on the comments section on the Guardian. Or worse, the Daily Mail (don’t go there. Ever.)…

November 23, 2016
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motherhood

Confessions of a part time solo parent

I started writing this a few months ago, when my son was 10 months old and I was still grappling with the concept that I’m sort of a part time single parent and trying to figure out how to make that work. Shout out…

October 26, 2016
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motherhood

Nobody Told Me, either

I recently received Hollie McNish‘s book Nobody Told Me as a birthday gift. It’s fantastic. I can’t stop reading it and I can’t stop thinking about it. If you’ve not heard of it, it’s a combination of poetry and diary style entries about Hollie’s…

October 17, 2016