teen parents


Young Parent Blogger List

One of the first things I did when I found out I was pregnant; before I’d even set up The Speed Bump, was look for other young parent bloggers. I wanted to read other people’s experiences; to be inspired and reassured that everything was going to be alright. At that […]


What Do Young Parents Need? 9 Comments

Contrary to what you might read in the comments of a Daily Mail article, the answer to that question is not “a job”, “a kick up the arse” or “forcible sterilization”, charming as those suggestions may be. Attitudes are slowly changing, but society still has a major attitude problem towards […]


To My Daughter

To my daughter, as the last day of your first year rolls into the first day of your second. The moment you entered the world, you changed it beyond belief. Never, in my wildest of dreams, could I have predicted, as they placed you on my chest – a brand […]


10 things that being a young parent has taught me…

People will judge. People won’t be afraid to voice their opinions. All you can do is grit your teeth and remember that those who shout the loudest, know the least. Or, if their opinions are really offensive/it’s really getting you down/you’re feeling up to fighting injustice, take them down! Call […]