Stay at Home Mum

Why Doesn't Society Value Stay-At-Home Mums?

Claire Kirby | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

I never expected to be rewarded by society for being a stay-at-home mum. I felt short changed that we had been told we could have it all, the career and the family, and for so many that isn't the case.

The Colour Beige: My Battle With A Fussy Eater

Chloe Dawson | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Parents
Chloe Dawson

It's weird because I said when he was tiny that I'd never be a convenience food mum but Harry's forced my hand somewhat. Learning to be adaptable and going with the flow is a huge part of being parent to a toddler and as anyone in the same position will know, sometimes it's just about picking your battles and whatever gives everyone an easier life.

Being A Mum

Michelle Wentworth | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Parents
Michelle Wentworth

I take a deep breath. Daughter is not me. I spent all of school trying desperately to fit in, to say the right things, watch the right TV shows so I could join in the conversations, wear the same sort of thing as everyone else. But I always got it a bit wrong, I always felt on the back foot and left out, I was always a bit too much of a nerd.

The Luxury of Being a Stay at Home Mum

Claire Kirby | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

What does offend me, and make me angry, and makes me need to vent in a post like this, is when I hear people say that being a stay at home mum is a luxury.

The One With Nursery

Georgy Jamieson | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK
Georgy Jamieson

I've been concerned lately that I don't do enough with the boy. You know, activity wise. When I was on maternity leave life was a whir of swimming le...