mum stuff

Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

October half term is a tricky bastard. It creeps up on you like a stalker in a Jason mask, taps you on the shoulder, raises its bloodless hands to your…Read more
Why Working Mums Make Kick-Ass Employees

Why Working Mums Make Kick-Ass Employees

Working mums get a hard rap. If they’re not being brow-beaten by family for abandoning their babies, they’re being bitched about by less child-challenged colleagues when they leave early enough…Read more
When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

The thing about comforter toys is that you have absolutely no control over what it is that your child will get attached to. Give a child an easily-replacable muslin to…Read more
Turns Out I’m A Judgmentalist

Turns Out I’m A Judgmentalist

I have always prided myself on being a fairly tolerant individual. As the saying goes, “you can’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes”. Which is…Read more
Going Back To Work. Bleurgh.

Going Back To Work. Bleurgh.

I’ve gone back to work. My six glorious months of maternity leave have come to an end. As have the precious holidays I saved up when I was knocked up.…Read more
Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Anyone having a baby in the last few years will know the breastfeeding propaganda starts early into pregnancy. “Would you like to sign up to a breastfeeding class?” I’m asked…Read more
Our First Family Holiday

Our First Family Holiday

I never used to choose where to go on holiday on the basis of how long I could cope with crying coming from the back seat of the car. Then…Read more