Mental Health & Self-Care

A Lesson In Regret

A Lesson In Regret

I am not big-headed enough to think I am special or remarkable, but I do sometimes wonder if my talent for screwing up is something out of the ordinary. I was tempted to list all my fuck-ups here, because they are almost impressive in a […]

On Losing A Mother

On Losing A Mother

Eight years and nine months ago, my mother died. She was 51, I was 20, and it was unexpected. She came down with a bug on the Thursday. I saw her awake for the last time on the Saturday. The following Tuesday morning I held […]

5 Highly Actionable Strategies For Battling Bulimia When You’re A Mother

5 Highly Actionable Strategies For Battling Bulimia When You’re A Mother

Sick of reading fluffy bulimia recovery advice online that sounds great in theory but doesn’t actually work? Tired of the black hole in the Internet where all the bulimia in motherhood support is missing? Then read on! Most parenting advice out there is geared towards […]

The Hidden Danger of Attachment Parenting

The Hidden Danger of Attachment Parenting

Sleep deprived? It’s for the best. Feeling touched out? Just par for the course. Stifled, depressed and lonely? This too shall pass.

What Kind Of Narcissist Has A Blog, Anyway?

What Kind Of Narcissist Has A Blog, Anyway?

Nearly a decade ago, I used to hang out in a small forum with a group of other cool mamas I’d met online. I’m still friends with some of them today, despite only having met one of them in the actual flesh. Anyway, one of […]

After Years of Pregnancy & Breastfeeding, Who Do You Become?

After Years of Pregnancy & Breastfeeding, Who Do You Become?

When body image is discussed alongside the subjects of pregnancy and breastfeeding, it tends to appear the context of the woman’s feelings about her changing body and the impact that her altered body image might have upon the breastfeeding journey. Rarely, if ever, do I […]

Knowing our Boundaries: A Social Story Infographic

Knowing our Boundaries: A Social Story Infographic

This infographic represents a simple social story technique used often with children on the autistic spectrum. I designed this to work with my own son when were we experiencing some problems with his concept of personal space. Social stories were invented by Carol Gray as […]

Parenting Burnout: Is Too Much Choice a Bad Thing?

Parenting Burnout: Is Too Much Choice a Bad Thing?

Should I vaccinate my child? What on earth is baby led weaning? What is the optimum temperature for my child’s bedroom? Does breastfeeding increase intelligence, or is fed really best? Is smacking abusive or necessary? Should I home school? Is gluten bad for my child? […]


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