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The Worst Examples Of Bump-Shaming And How Mums Are Fighting Back

Body-shaming seems to be everywhere from strangers on the street to trolls online. And no one is exempt.  Despite going through one of the most physically challenging parts of womanhood, these pregnant women still have to deal with other people’s negative opinions about how they look. But instead of hiding away, they are fighting back and becoming…

Mum Watches As Her Surrogate, And Best Friend Of 20 Years, Gives Birth To Her Baby

A mother, whose best friend offered to be her surrogate, has had the birth of her baby captured in a series of beautiful photos.  Calie Fletcher, 45, from Australia, and her best friend of 20 years, Jeni Mitchell, 41, embarked on the surrogacy journey after Fletcher was told she wouldn’t be able to fall pregnant for the second…

When Life And Love Began

When I was at university, I hated Biochemistry. I hated Organic Chemistry. I hated those incomprehensible, complex shapes with significant alphabets attached to them, whose significance I never quite figured out. I would rush through those sections, praying that none would come up in the exams. Now, thirty years later, I am back again between…

Manchester Bombing: Mum Writes Poignant Open Letter To Baby Son To Say ‘Monsters Cannot Kill Love’

A mum has written a poignant open letter to her son in the wake of the Manchester attacks saying she cannot always protect him, but she will teach him how to be brave.  Blogger Mummy Mumbles addressed the letter, shared on her Facebook page, to her “baby boy”. In the emotional post she discussed the fears…

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