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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 […]


Student Mum, Part Two

So as I said in my last post, in September this year I’ll be returning to life as a student mum. I’ve been offered a place at Chester University, to do a Masters in Drama, and it’s been a decision I’ve  uhm-ed and ah-ed over for quite a long time. […]


… Hello 2016 5 Comments

Here we are. The first day of a brand new year. I used to hate New Year’s Day. It was boring – everywhere was closed, everyone was tired from parties the night before. It’s a day of sitting around, watching whatever terrible repeats are on the TV and wishing you […]


A Degree Is No Guarantee…

… that I will be anything even remotely resembling a good example for my daughter. It’s not much use looking at Daf either. He’s just as bad as me… possibly worse. 1. We very rarely watch Cbeebies, or any other kids’ programme. With the exception of In The Night Garden, […]


Officially A Graduate!

Well, here we are then. The dust has settled, the caps have been thrown and I am a graduate! Graduation on Friday was amazing; the loveliest and proudest day since SB was born. She was a little star throughout – she and Daf sat and watched the graduation being live-streamed, […]