Mum Shaming

I’ve been a parent for five years now, and during this time I’ve seen quite a bit of “mum shaming”, both in real life and online. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s basically when a parent is criticised for their choices, and of course it happens to dads too. Although mums may experience itContinue reading “Mum Shaming”

7 Things I Said I’d Never Do As A Parent (Before I Actually Had Kids)

Everyone is a perfect parent with the best intentions, until you actually have kids, and then you realise how bloody stupid you were. I often look back at my idealised version of the mum I’d be; clean and stylish, calm, patient, organic healthy snacks in my changing bag, and I laugh and laugh because clearlyContinue reading “7 Things I Said I’d Never Do As A Parent (Before I Actually Had Kids)”

7 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming A Parent

Parenting – it’s a steep learning curve and I’m still finding my way. Or more accurately; winging it one day at a time. Here’s just seven things I wish I’d known if I could hop in a time machine and go back to speak to myself pre-children. Although of course I wouldn’t use my oneContinue reading “7 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming A Parent”

The Top 3 Worst Questions I’ve Been Asked As A Parent

There’s something about being pregnant, or having small children, that causes people to think its perfectly acceptable to ask inappropriate questions. Here’s the worst three I’ve been asked in my time; Wow you’re so big, is it twins? With both of my pregnancies I got asked this a lot, and it was always very unwelcome.Continue reading “The Top 3 Worst Questions I’ve Been Asked As A Parent”