Stories of being a working mum

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At the start of March we launched a campaign – This is what a working mum looks like, hoping to acknowledge and celebrate working motherhood in all it’s various forms (#allmumsareworkingmums). We hoped to capture the breath taking highs, the sometimes harsh realities, the moments that might have otherwise been missed. And to bring us together, to share our stories … Read More

Why we’re launching an online womens club

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Some of you might know that Guilty Mothers Club was originally a supper club which was run locally in Manchester. The idea was to bring women together to try and figure out how working motherhood could, well, work. Now, four years on, we’re making some big changes and re-launching as an online womens club. Here’s the story and why we’ve … Read More

Alternative ideas for advent

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I’m a huge fan of Christmas and over the years have concocted plenty of random and alternative ideas for advent. They sometimes leave my husband rolling his eyes, I think if he got his way we’d be right back to a chocolate advent calendar bought half price on Dec 2nd. Anyhow, I thought I’d share some alternative ideas for advent … Read More

Can we talk more about post natal anxiety?

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I’ve always been scared of post natal depression, terrified actually. My Mum suffered with it quite badly, I know friends who have been there, I kind of feel close to the edge most weeks and wasn’t sure I could get much closer. So after Raffi I was pretty relieved that I felt great. Really positive, happy, o.k despite no sleep … Read More