Motherhood during lockdown

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It’s hard to quantify and articulate how difficult the last five weeks have been. Truth be told I’m even struggling to figure out if it has been five weeks, the days are all turning into one long, relentless, blur. And it goes without saying that the challenges will be so different and equally valid for everyone. No one wins the … 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

The Mothership – The ultimate sisterhood for working mothers

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Drumroll… We’re so excited to announce that the brand new and improved Mothership is now open – this is our membership programme for working mums. Something we felt was really missing in our own lives as busy parents trying to earn a crust whilst spend time with our little ones, not to mention hold everything else together and spend a bit of … Read More

Why we shouldn’t all do Yoga at 5am

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“I just don’t think I can get up at 5am to do Yoga” said my lovely friend clutching a large glass of something alcoholic. A conversation at the weekend got me thinking. There were 4 of us round the table, all mothers with children of varying numbers and ages, all under 5. One asked the group “I really need to … Read More