LIVE AND LET TROLLS, TROLL…

Spend any time saying anything on any social media platform and you’re going to find yourself the target of trolls at some point. It’s part of the job, it comes with the territory and while I never condone unkindness, bitchiness or the dissemination of untruths, I’ve come to realise that they have the right to say what they feel they need to say.¬† Continue reading

WHY NOT-DRINKING IS THE BIGGER PROBLEM…

Today I was asked to be part of a discussion on BBC 5 Live about the #wineoclock phenomenon and motherhood and drinking. The lovely Amy from Surviving Motherhood asked me to fill in for her because she was sick. The question posed at the top of the show was, “Is #wineoclock damaging or just a bit of fun?” Sorry BBC, but you’re missing the point. Continue reading

Life Through A Fucking Filter

Want to know what the biggest PR success of this century has been? Here’s a hint: it’s not Lidl. It’s Motherhood. Motherhood¬†itself has become a brand and in the blink of a perfectly lined eye, it’s shed its mumsy, shabby, overweight, out-of-touch image and rebranded itself as the coolest, hippest, most efficient, successful kid on the block. It’s what all the cool people are doing. Everyone wants to jump on board the “mother-ship”…and we are trying our damnedest to do it. Continue reading