The weekend has arrived!

My weekends are precious to me. During the week I am torn between two worlds, always trying to be in two places at once –…

A day in the life of a working mum

I’ve often heard the saying “being a mum is a full-time job”, but, for me it’s actually closer to being two-and-a-half full-time jobs. Even in…

A pinch of saffron a day…

There’s no denying the pressure I am sometimes under while looking after the little one, caring for family members and working full-time. So for a…

Consequences of obesity in pregnancy

As the subject of obesity hits my radar (again), I would like to explain just how tipping the scales in pregnancy makes a lady feel.…

Rising to the challenge as a midlife mum

As superstar Janet Jackson dominates the headlines with news of her first baby at 50, I look at why views are so divided on motherhood…