Public Parenting

Why your house should be immaculately clean now you have (a) child(ren)

My mum always asks me what I’m doing and 5 times out of 10 I say cleaning. I say cleaning when I’m on the toilet, when I’m eating and when I’m sat on my arse doing sweet fuck all because I’m doing all that during my cleaning. However as far as anyone is concerned, I… Continue reading Why your house should be immaculately clean now you have (a) child(ren)

The World As We Know It

Halloween doesn’t make it “okay”

With Halloween fast approaching, I thought it would be brilliant to write about the topic of Cultural Appropriation. Earlier this week I saw this post by Garnier and let’s just say I was TRIGGERED. I posted asking why since Garnier was a French brand, they were using Mexican culture to sell their products and was… Continue reading Halloween doesn’t make it “okay”

Public Parenting · Relationships

“So is his dad looking after him?”

Short answer “no”. While I am here right before your eyes mostly working, often shopping or enjoying cleaning my house without the two (albeit one small) balls of testosterone destroying all my hard work as soon as it is done, my child is at nursery. However at almost a year old, A being at nursery,… Continue reading “So is his dad looking after him?”

The World As We Know It

“If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention”

The last words on social media of 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer, ally to POC around the world, counter-protester and victim of the Charlottesville hate rally. Deepest condolences to the family and friends of Heather Heyer. Thank you for fighting for what you believed in. You really were taken too soon. I first heard of what… Continue reading “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention”

Relationships

We’re Partners, not Parent and Child 

Societal expectations of marriage and relationships have changed over time. Families where both parents work, the primary caregiver (if children are a part of the family unit) often doesn’t exist and household duties are shared equally.  Whether you’re male, female, gender fluid or non binary (there are many other “classifications” I just don’t know them… Continue reading We’re Partners, not Parent and Child