Tag: #raisingchildren

Consent matters, we have the right to say NO!!

A few days back my daughters friend came home and told her mother, a close friend of mine, that at the year 6 formal that if a boy asks a girl to dance with them that they should not say no because it could…

Motherhood can be so lonely.

Motherhood can get so fucking lonely! There, I said it! How often I get asked ‘but you have 4 kids, how can you feel lonely?! Whether I had 1, 4 or 45 kids the loneliness is not about being alone mums are never really…

Yes I have 4 kids and yes they are all girls..

‘Oh wow another girl!! You didn’t give poor daddy his boy, you’ll have to keep trying!! I can not tell you how many times people said that to me with each pregnancy announcement and never quite understood other people’s disappointment in my bringing little…

The day I became a woman wasn’t what I expected.

I was at the stage where I was chanting ‘I must, I must, I must increase my bust’ into the mirror daily..

Enough with the Mum shaming!

When it comes to parenting there is always something new we should be doing and something old we shouldn’t be. Whatever we do though, Mum shaming seems to be the new ‘in thing’ and it needs to stop!