Episode 040 – Am I Joyce?

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 040 – Am I Joyce?

Tonight I talk about Joyce Summers, the TV mum I always swore I would never grow up to be… but how I have recently realised I’m actually mirroring a lot of her behaviour!  Ironic really, considering I have a daughter named Buffy.

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Episode 039 – Being Thirty

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 039 – Being Thirty

Tonight I talk about the milestones I expected to have reached or achieved at the age of 30, and as I approach my 31st birthday I discuss the difference between the expectations and the reality.

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Episode 037 – Keep You Near

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 037 – Keep You Near

I talk about how as a little girl I would always want to sneak into my mum’s bed, and how my daughter is now mirroring that behaviour.  I question whether it’s best to let her in, or to try and establish a more stable sleep routine.

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Episode 036 – Mumisms

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 036 – Mumisms

Tonight I share classic “mumisms”; phrases we all use every day, even though they were cliched and annoying back when our own mums used them on us!

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Episode 035 – Leaving Memories

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 035 – Leaving Memories

Tonight I talk about what heirlooms mean to me, how their financial value is so much less significant the memories that come attached to them, and what I want to leave my children with after I die.

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Episode 032 – Not Wanting Children

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 032 – Not Wanting Children

In this episode I discuss how parents all say they can’t imagine life without children, but how (as much as I adore my children) I can totally understand the appeal of that lifestyle.

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Episode 031 – Goodnight Sweet Lady

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 031  – Goodnight Sweet Lady

TRIGGER WARNING – Discussions of Post Natal Depression and Suicide.

I discuss the dangerous nature of PND, how it ruins lives if left untreated, and how mothers all need to be aware both of themselves and the women in their lives to help catch this killer before it takes someone else we love.

Episode 030 – Contraceptive Kids

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 030 – Contraceptive Kids

Tonight I talk about the arguments against making contraception available to underage children, and whether allowing young teens access to contraception is likely to increase the chances of them having underage sex.

Episode 029 – Apologies To My First Born

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 029 – Apologies To My First Born

Tonight I talk about the changes I have made in my life that have had some negative impacts on my first born child, including a whole new family, a new baby, and an increasingly busy career.

Episode 028 – What Would It Take For You To Be A Refugee?

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 028 – What Would It Take For You To Be A Refugee?

Tonight I talk about the attitudes towards refugees that I find most troubling, and discuss the experiences people in such a crisis go through.