Housework Motivation (or at least comfort).

Basically I’m procrastinating. But listen – I have decided to procrastinate in a productive way. Sort of. Or at least in a way that will make you feel better. If you’re reading this then you probably know me, but if you don’t, I’m a 31-year-old definitely-adult stay-at-home mum. I have one 15-month old toddler. She […]

This was supposed to be a funny YouTube comment but then it got way too real

The lusty cries of my child rip me out of sweet nothingness I stumble downstairs, smacking the light switch Fill the bottle up to 270ml of water Add 9 spoons of powdered milk, screw on teat, and microwave for exactly 45 seconds (5 seconds for every 30ml is the rule of thumb, for my microwave […]

Reblog Talking Consent Over Tea – or why I’ll never force my child to kiss her aunts.

Last March, shortly before 2015’s Sexual Violence Awareness month, I published “Consent: not actually that complicated” – now simply known as “Tea Consent” – on my blog. I had no idea, when I clicked the “publish” button, that I had just written something that would travel around the world, be animated, be read and watched… via […]

Reasons Not To Breastfeed (by a breastfeeding mother)

OH HELL NO YOU DON’T IT’S 11PM FOR- Too late, the editor’s open. I have to write the article now. What was it about again? Oh yes. I tend to avoid bandwagons. For instance, I don’t read the news daily, I just wait until a bunch of people on social media start talking about it, and […]

Parenting 101: DO NOT FUCK WITH YOUR CHILD’S SLEEP SCHEDULE

In hindsight, the party was a terrible idea. For one thing, it started at 7pm, which is her new bedtime as of this week. Secondly, it was in a barn in the middle of nowhere that had been rented out specially, which meant there would be no warm, dark, quiet room to put her to […]

The Things I Love About Her

To anyone who stumbled on this article without knowing what it’s about, no, this is not about all the things I love about my lesbian lover. I don’t have a lesbian lover, because a) my libido is on maternity leave, and (therefore?) b) my partner and I are not in an open relationship right now. […]