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Student Parenthood: I Don’t Know How I Did It

When I was in my third year at university, juggling the responsibilities of looking after a newborn with the pressures of essay deadlines, I’d often hear “I don’t know how you do it”. My standard response was to smile blithely, shrug my shoulders and say “it’s no big deal”. At […]


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 […]


Let’s Hear It For The Boy…

A year ago, I posted my graduation post. Today, we’re off to another graduation ceremony – this time, it’s Daf’s! I don’t feel like I give Daf enough credit in this blog. In fact, I don’t think he gets enough credit in general. Everyone tells me how well I did […]


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 […]


A Secret About Me: #Blogtober16 4 Comments

I’ll be honest, I’m a little stumped on this one. I’m a bit of an “open book” personality – not through choice, but purely because I don’t have the filters to actually stop me from coming out with all my secrets. I’m great at keeping other people’s secrets, but my […]