Raising a Child as Gender Neutral

Header Image Credit Love him or hate him (I personally love him!) first-time dad Russell Brand made a joke previously about not imposing a gender on his new child and how he’s going to ‘let it grow up to be whatever the hell it is.. and never tell it there’s such a concept!’ I chuckled…

Embarrassing admission #2

I celebrated my 30th last week and my wonderful cousin got me the most glorious gluten-free cake. I mean, AMAZING. Anyway, for days after we slowly chipped away at the cake and accompanying cupcakes and finally got down to the last slab. I couldn’t stomach any more butter and sugar so I told my partner he…

Ah for f**k sake!!

There’s nothing more disconcerting than coming across a news story like the one above, especially after you’ve just consumed the very product they’re on about. Read the article here! It’s just so DISAPPOINTING!!! These are the only crisps available where I work that I can eat, so I’ve been munching them on a regular basis…

Embarrassing admission #1

I’ve had a mild rash on each cheek for the last few months which I thought was pregnancy related… (facial, not butt!) Then someone bought me new makeup brushes and all of a sudden it went away. I realised the old blusher brush I had been using was over ten years old and probably never…

Honeymoon period – my ass!

So apparently the second trimester is when pregnant women are supposed to get relief from the hellish nausea, raging mood swings and general fatigue that ‘plagues’ the first few months of pregnancy – apparently. Did I miss the bus?! I’m lucky enough to have mostly avoided the fatigue thus far, but nausea and mood swings?…

‘Coeliac Police’ strikes again

I’ve been diagnosed as a coeliac for nigh on 5 years now and I can say with confidence that I’ve a pretty good handle on it. That is until other folk (or should I say non-coeliacs) who don’t have an understanding of it come along and undermine and undo all my hard work. ARGH!!! Managing this condition is…

Cystic Acne – The Saga!

Before I write a post on how I ‘cured’ my cystic acne, I’ll give a little back story as to how I developed it the first place, because if even one person reads this and it prevents them from having to go through what I went through with my skin – it’ll be worth it!…