Should mums be more like dads?

Should mums be more like dads?

So I was recently at a mum’s group. Only mum’s, no babies. So all of us had left little ones behind with (pause for effect…) their dads! Now in a room of 6, 5 were worried about what they’d left behind. Doubts about whether or not dad would...
Why you shouldn’t worry about losing the baby weight

Why you shouldn’t worry about losing the baby weight

Soooo much pressure to lose the baby weight! It’s every where. And even if you are immune to social media or a total hermit then you probably still have lots of lovely pre-maternity clothes that you’d quite like to get back into. You can read my thoughts...
3 things mums want you to know if they are struggling

3 things mums want you to know if they are struggling

All of us have bad days. That’s inevitable. Hopefully they don’t last long or someone can step in to help or cheer us up at the end of it. But some of us have bad weeks, months or even years. Which is a bit shit really. There are lots of things that can...
5 ways to love your post baby body just as it is

5 ways to love your post baby body just as it is

As you might have noticed from other posts, I really hate the idea that mums need to lose the baby weight in order to feel good about themselves. We’ve had babies. Grown them, housed them, birthed them and nourished them. Let’s cut ourselves a little...
5 ways to make being a mum easier

5 ways to make being a mum easier

There’s no doubt about it, motherhood is hard. Capital H Hard. There are ups and downs. There are good days and bad days. We can feel amazing one second and then shit the next (I usually find this happens when I’m suddenly covered in some kind of bodily...
Why it’s ok to be miserable when You’re pregnant

Why it’s ok to be miserable when You’re pregnant

I don’t know about you but when I was pregnant I used to hate seeing pictures of glowing, healthy looking, happy pregnant women. That was definitely not me. I hated being pregnant. HATED it. But people didn’t seem to want to hear this. I’d get comments like “Oh well,...
Why is it so hard to be confident as a mother?

Why is it so hard to be confident as a mother?

If there is one thing that continues to amaze me it’s this: well educated, well read and well informed women suddenly being riddled with anxiety and insecurity once they have a baby. And I get it. I really do. I’ve had three kids and no amount of book...