Is motherhood becoming increasingly undervalued?

    Four years ago I wrote a post titled ‘Housewife and Mother = Not Enough?’ in which I spoke of how, when registering the birth of one of our children, the registrar asked me what I did for a living at the time.  I replied with ‘Housewife’ and she then proceeded to give a list… Read More

Why SuperMum doesn’t live here

When people hear how many children I have they (understandably) look surprised.  They often then follow with the words, “You must be Supermum!” No, I definitely am not. Definitely not. Please don’t assume I have that accolade because I don’t and I am nowhere near receiving it. See, there are a lot of things that… Read More

Housewife and mother = Not enough?

    When the family was smaller and we had fewer children Michael and I were like ships passing in the night. He would get up at 5am to go to work, then he’d return at 6.30pm and two nights a week I’d pass him by at the front door in order for me to… Read More