Growing up without technology, other than my Spectrum ZX or, in later years, a Gameboy, I can still remember how amazing it was to get my first mobile phone aged 19, a free gift with my student bank account and,…

As a child some of my favourite memories are of our holidays down in Devon, enjoying days on the beach building sandcastles, exploring rock pools, and eating our body weight in ice cream. I can still remember how it felt…

Dear Mama to be, Fifteen years ago, pregnant with my second baby, just three months after losing our first at 13 weeks, I was just like you. And eighteen times since. I guess that’s hard for some people to imagine, to…

Each month when I receive the Mumsnet book of the month, I tell myself that this months couldn’t possibly top the previous. Within moments of reading this months, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, I knew that not only was…

In the UK, 81% of housework is still done by women, something which really surprises me in a modern society. There appears to be a huge gender imbalance in domestic chores, despite the fact that many women work full time, whilst…