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 024 – Pudding Mummies

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 024 – Pudding Mummies

In this episode I talk about my collection of “pudding mummies”, an online community of mothers with whom I share my highs and lows of parenting, and how having an online network of women you trust can be incredibly valuable.

Episode 010 – No Vagina, No Opinion?

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 010 – No Vagina, No Opinion?

TRIGGER WARNING – Discussion about abortion.

Should men’s voices be heard on the subject of whether a woman should or should not be able to obtain an abortion?

Episode 007 – Body Shaming Ourselves

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 007 – Body Shaming Ourselves

Today I talk about how we see our own bodies in such a negative light after having babies, but how important it is that we stop shaming ourselves.

Episode 003 – Hating Pregnancy

The Writer Mum Podcast Episode 003 – Hating Pregnancy

Today I’m talking about the guilt and emotions you experience when you’ve found pregnancy hard due to pain or illness, and why we all need to give ourselves a break.