Co-sleeping on national TV: Why I co-sleep with my kids and husband

Many people find it weird that I co-sleep with my 5-year-old, 2-year-old and husband, let alone the fact that we have appeared on national TV doing just that.  But to us co-sleeping is normal and, to the rest of the world it’s just sleeping. It’s mainly in the west that we have this fascination with “co-sleeping” … More Co-sleeping on national TV: Why I co-sleep with my kids and husband

Eating Disorders at Easter: How to care for someone suffering 

I’ve not mentioned my eating disorder for a while because thankfully it has taken a bit of a backseat in my life (with a whole lot of will power and therapy).  But it is still lurking which made me think of the challenges faced by those with a variety of eating disorders as we come … More Eating Disorders at Easter: How to care for someone suffering 

Multi-tasking Mum: 10 ways I’m Rocking Motherhood 

I think too many women, especially mums, deride what they do as “just this” and “I just do that.” But as Mother’s Day is just around the corner, I wanted to take part in this blogging tag on how I’m Rocking Motherhood. Let’s celebrate, collaborate and shout about our achievements whether that be as a … More Multi-tasking Mum: 10 ways I’m Rocking Motherhood 

My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

People often ask me: “When did your Dad tell you he was Gay?” He didn’t. And that’s not because he “hid” his sexuality from my sister and I, we were just brought up in two homes by two different loving couples.   I never questioned it, it was our norm. Until I got to school and … More My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

Real Life Reads: Meet the Inventor, entrepreneur and STEM advocate Ruth Amos

Ruth Amos is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and inventor of StairSteady. She won the 2006 Young Engineer of the Year award in Britain with her idea to aid mobility. Ruth is also Co-Founder of Kids Invent Stuff and Managing Director of DROLS an educational toy start up. She is also a trustee of Greenbelt Festival and a … More Real Life Reads: Meet the Inventor, entrepreneur and STEM advocate Ruth Amos

LGBT History Month: Growing up Gay – alternative truths

I’m proud to have been brought up by two Gay Men (my Dad and my Step-Dad) as well as a straight couple (my Mum and my other Step-Dad). Having grown up in a largely homophobic society, it shudders me to think that times were even harder in the past for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans … More LGBT History Month: Growing up Gay – alternative truths