Advice you really need

There is advice that you listen to; there is advice that should be listened to but you have to find out for yourself; and there is advice that needs to be filed under F for FUCK. OFF. The last category of crap advice is in plentiful supply in everyday life:...

#MumdayMonday: The Heart Warrior Mum

This week’s #MumdayMonday is Vicki Moore, mum to 18 month old Elijah who underwent heart surgery at 6 months old. I only recently “met” Vicki in the wonderful world of Instagram and her enthusiasm and energy in the face of adversity, along with a...

Time loves to chuff up a parent

The average parent’s relationship with time is complicated. Before nap time it’s never as early as you think (unless you’ve been woken up at 5am with a tyrannical toddler demanding toast NOW, in which case that’s exactly as early as you think it is…) and after...

#MumdayMonday : The Ordinary Mum

That’s me. Not a #mumboss, not a #mumpreneur, not even a working mum these days, or at least not of the kind that earns actual money for the work I do, because let’s be honest, looking after children is WORK. I live in South London with the “husband”, our two children...

Instagram. A bit like children

My name is Nicola and I am an addict. There you go my dear “husband”, I’ve admitted it. I know that since I joined IG, you feel you’ve been cuckolded by a voiceless group of women who I know sometimes by face, occasionally by name, but mostly through the snippets of...