To My Daughter, On The Eve Of Your Third Birthday

Dear SB, These letters are becoming something of an annual tradition, and one that I’m happy to keep going for as long as I can. On the eve of your first birthday, I wrote a letter of advice for the future. On your second, I wrote a letter reflecting on […]

A Letter To… #Blogtober16 1 Comment

It’s the penultimate day of #Blogtober! I wasn’t really sure what to do for today’s Blogtober prompt, to be honest. Well, it’s daft really. I was sitting here thinking “I’m not great at writing letters”. Then I remembered that a few days ago, my “letter to my childless friends” was […]

Maybe My Mummy Blog Sucks 22 Comments

Don’t mind me, I’m just joining the legions of parenting bloggers responding to some random parenting blogger who is apparently successful but no-one had ever actually heard of, who wrote a post the other day entitled “Dear Mommy Blogger”. I’m not going to link to it because I can’t be […]

Letter To A New Young Mum

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.

To Those Who Think Student Parents Are Selfish

Yesterday I was sat in the university library, trying to finish off an essay, when I overheard the conversation two girls opposite me were having. Normally if I overhear conversations, I quickly switch off and go back to whatever I’m doing, but this one piqued my attention. What I heard […]