I want you to know that it’s okay to be afraid. It’s okay to feel apprehensive; to get that little chill of fear down your spine when you realise that this tiny human being now relies on you to meet all of its needs, and they are helpless without you.
This topic has been in the news recently, after the Office for National Statistics revealed that there are more mums over 35 than there are under 25 in the UK for the first time. The average age we become first-time mothers is rising – it is now thirty years old. […]
So, as a new university year begins, there are parents up and down the country preparing to take on the task of balancing study with parenting responsibilities. Some are parents to teens and older children, others have newborns and toddlers. Some aren’t even parents yet, but are trying to juggle […]
The end of my course is fast approaching. I’ve spent the last three years of my life living, studying, doing everything at university. It’s been like existing in a little bubble, and even with the small punctuations of reality – y’know, that whole ‘having a baby’ thing – I’ve felt […]