The postpartum diaries: thyroid control

Welcome to part four of our postpartum diaries series. Part one focused on hair loss, part two on weak nails and part three looked at skin changes. Over the course of this series we will be looking at a range of issues that can affect women in the postpartum period. This period is normally talked about as […]

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The system

Having four children means I have a strict system for…well…pretty much everything. I don’t mean that I am a strict parent, just that I feel I have to be organised and have particular ways of doing things. Some people with only one child operate like this, so my view is I should be forgiven for […]

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Choosing ‘mummy’ swimwear

In all honesty choosing swimwear is not something I have been at all excited about since having children. Somehow swimwear and having babies just don’t gel for me. Hopefully that won’t always be the case and maybe one day I will look half decent in a swimming costume or tankini- a skimpy bikini might be […]

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The Mummy Fever Manifesto

It occurs to me that manifestos exist in order to keep political parties and other bodies from straying from their initial intentions – a declaration of intentions and motives. I think motherhood has taught me that it is important to have in the back of your mind the type of parent you are striving to […]

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