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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 […]


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 […]


The Advice I’d Give Myself…

As SB’s third birthday approaches, it brings with it another milestone. It’s almost three years since our lives turned upside down, and we went from being average university students – albeit one of us resembling a manatee with a giant bump – to first-time parents, basically making it up as we […]


We Are Enough

I have been a mother for almost three years now. Aside from being an utterly terrifying thought, as I don’t feel old enough to be a mum, let alone mum to a three-year-old, it’s made me think about parenting so far. I hate using the term “journey” to describe anything […]


GUEST POST: Student Parent Stories with Eps And Amy

Welcome to Student Parent Stories, part of The Student Parent Survival Guide! Here I’ll be featuring stories, anecdotes and experiences from parents at all stages of education – whether they’re studying currently, have already finished or are considering it! Today’s guest blog comes from Amy, who blogs at Eps And Amy, and was […]