Supporting Parents In Higher Education

This is part of my series on what we can do to support young parents in the UK to realise their full potential and put an end to stigma. For the rest of the series, click here.  A common misconception about young parents is that they lack ambition. One of […]

Everything Changes

Today, I’ve been thinking about how life has changed. Ooh, that all sounds a bit ominous. It’s not as philosophical and weird as it sounds. It’s just that I’ve been blogging now for three years, and I re-read my first ever post today, which got me thinking to how pregnancy […]

My Favourite Movies: #Blogtober16

I’m so glad today’s #Blogtober16 prompt didn’t ask me to choose one favourite movie, because there’s no way I could have done it. I may not be the most prolific TV watcher, but I do love a good movie. More specifically, today’s prompt asked for “movies I never get tired […]

Name Popularity: Does It Matter? 25 Comments

Oliver and Amelia topped the list for boys and girls respectively, for the third year in a row; Pop culture has affected naming trends (there are 69 girls called Khaleesi, for example); the Daily Mail is whining because there’s lots of babies called Muhammed, and all over the country, mums and dads to be are unhappy.

Pregnancy Books I Recommend

ocusing on a fairly perfect pregnancy and presenting it as though every woman will have this experience only leads to a lot of disappointment for a lot of pregnant, hormonal women (not a pretty sight, I can assure you).