Motherhood in Books: Mothering in Tough Times

Motherhood is pretty tough for most people, but what if you were living in tough circumstances too? These 5 books explore how mothers cope when life is anything but straightforward. From real world problems like war and politics to unimaginable post apocalyptic worlds, these are high drama books that will keep you on the edge of your seat and make…

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The Mum Tag 2019

I was tagged by the lovely Viv Simone to answer some questions about my experience of motherhood, so here they are! 1. FAVOURITE MUM HACK? My favourite mum hack is delaying. It works particularly well with toddlers. When they want something you don’t want to do, just tell them you’ll do it in a minute. Their attention span is so…

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Bloggers Behind the Screens: What Mummy Thinks

Bloggers Behind the Screens is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have encountered before, and learn a little more about them! This month, we’re talking to bloggers about…

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Motherhood in Books: Novels about Becoming a Mother

As a librarian, I instinctively want to read about whatever I’m experiencing in life. I found that reading about motherhood, weather it be in fiction, memoir and manuals, really helped me make sense of the changes going on in my life. I’m hoping to write a series of posts about motherhood in books but am starting with novels about becoming…

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An A-Z of What Parenting Means to Me

I was tagged in the #parentingalphabetchallenge by Dirt, Diggers and Dinosaurs. The idea is to write an A-Z of your life as a parent and then tag some other bloggers to do the same. Here are my thoughts on life as a parent, in alphabetical order. A is for Adjustment I found what I call “The Motherhood adjustment” really hard. With no…

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