Having a second baby can be challenging for your first born. Feelings of love and excitement mixed with envy and anger make it a difficult time for all the family. In this post I discuss the effects of having another baby on your existing children and discuss issues of Sibling Rivalry, regression, envy and jealousy and the feelings of guilt you may experience as a parent.
A mums poem about her eldest starting school and the emotional rollercoaster for both parent and child
With lockdown easing with social distancing and mask wearing, what is the effect of the new normal on families? For many the end of lockdown means the end of a precious period of time with their family and a great sadness at the idea of returning to life where you live like passing ships. In this post I discuss the effect of lockdown easing measures on the family unit and family emotional health
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Having your first child start primary school is tough under normal circumstances but after lockdown and months in isolation, anxiety is high. Many people are considering not returning their children to school whilst coronavirus is still prevalent. With a seco f wave highly likely in the coming months should we be sending our kids to school? In this post I discuss the pride and sadness in your child’s fordt day at school and how covid19 has made this harder.
Since having kids have you noticed the slow descent into not giving a damn? Greasy hair? No bra? Looking like something the cats dragged in? Yup, that’s me!
With so many alternatives on the market and more awareness of the impact of single use plastics on our planet, we are all trying to find ways we can incorporate more eco friendly practices into our homes. But it doesn’t have to mean major lifestyle changes
I wanted to have a family, a career and to be financially independent.
By putting my career on hold to look after my children am I reinforcing the stereotype of the mother and not furthering the pursuit for women’s equality in the workplace following childbirth?
By not working am I dependent on my male counterpart and not sending the right message to my children about women’s roles?
Feminism is about empowering women to make informed choices about their own lives but as a ‘stay at home mum’ I feel most judged and unsupported by other women and mums.
It was 5pm on a Friday evening and I had just got home from work and the commute home from central London with Ravey in […]
So Roo turned two last week. My little bubba is growing up so fast that weird place between feeling like they have been here forever […]