Life with three

Just One Thing – One Thing I’ve Learned As the series is drawing to a close, I wanted to share a contribution from a perspective of what you might call an ‘experienced parent’ (although I’m not sure she’d call herself that…)...
Raising Feminists

Raising Feminists

Just One Thing  – Raising Feminists One of the biggest challenges of parenting today is that we can often feel that we’re forging new paths. It’s likely other generations felt the same, but certainly we can often feel that we are navigating new...
Parenting after Loss

Parenting after Loss

Just One Thing – Parenting After Loss Pregnancy and the arrival of a new baby is most usually portrayed as a happy time. A time of excitement. But when you have experienced a previous loss, pregnancy and parenthood understandably can be filled with anxiety. The...
Motherhood is a big deal

Motherhood is a big deal

Just One Thing – Motherhood Journey So far the Just One Thing series has focused on particular topics. As the series draws to a close, my final contributors are musing on motherhood in general, in all of its transformative power. First up is Steph Douglas,...

You Matter

Just One Thing – You Matter There is no shortage of information out there for new parents, much of it completely contradictory. This was the starting point for this series – instead of inundating you with tons of tips and advice, the aim was to give you...
Enjoy this moment

Enjoy this moment

So here it is – the final instalment of my Just One Thing series. And who better to round things up than the brilliant Joanna, aka Tatterhood. Joanna writes poems about her parenting journey, mostly while her little boy sleeps, and has now published them as a...