Slummy Mummies? We’re Just Being Honest

Say what you like about bloggers, we’ve got one thing right – the community. When you attack one parenting blogger, you attack us all. When you make a half-hearted attempt to disguise personal attacks on parenting bloggers as “journalism”, you’d better believe that we’re going to respond. If you’re not […]


Star Name Registry (REVIEW & GIVEAWAY) 33 Comments

One of the first birthday presents I ever bought Daf after we started going out was a star. That makes me sound way more awesome than I actually am. Although the present won major Girlfriend Points for me, by “I bought a star” I mean I named a star after him. Since […]


I Want To Hear Your Birth Story 1 Comment

Dear Mums. No-one Wants To Read Your Birth Story.  Don’t Tell Your Birth Story, Because Birth Stories Are Boring.  Telling A Birth Story Makes You A Smug Mummy.  These are all titles of articles I’ve seen promoted or posted on popular parenting websites. Until I had the idea for this […]


Student Parenthood: I Don’t Know How I Did It

When I was in my third year at university, juggling the responsibilities of looking after a newborn with the pressures of essay deadlines, I’d often hear “I don’t know how you do it”. My standard response was to smile blithely, shrug my shoulders and say “it’s no big deal”. At […]


Blogging: It’s Not About The Numbers 4 Comments

Some people think blogging is just a case of writing a post, hitting “Publish” and waiting for the views to come rolling in. Actually, it’s a little more complex than that. When you start a blog, you enter a crazy world where everyone talks about metrics and ranking and DA […]