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Tuesday 4 February, 2020

My partner and I share a lot of things - except for the mental load of parenting
# Emotional Labour
# Emotional Labour

My partner and I share a lot of things - except for the mental load of parenting

Feb 4th 2020, 5:43 PM 3,093 Views 0 Comments

‘There are so many tasks that fall to me, because I’m the one who thinks to do them,’ writes Joanna Carley.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'We swore we'd never be the couple who talked about baby poo all the time, and yet...'
# Parenting Magazine
# Parenting Magazine

'We swore we'd never be the couple who talked about baby poo all the time, and yet...'

Jan 21st 2020, 5:32 PM 1,990 Views 0 Comments

Navigating the new ‘us’ with a baby in tow can be tricky. Here’s how Joanna Carley is making it work.

Monday 16 December, 2019

9 pricey-but-brilliant baby items I'll be keeping an eye out for in the January sales
# Offerwatch
# Offerwatch

9 pricey-but-brilliant baby items I'll be keeping an eye out for in the January sales

Dec 16th 2019, 2:44 PM 2,215 Views 0 Comments

Mum Joanna Carley shares the products on her discount wish list right now.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Not another babygro: 11 genuinely useful gifts to give new parents this Christmas
# Not Another Babygro
# Not Another Babygro

Not another babygro: 11 genuinely useful gifts to give new parents this Christmas

Dec 9th 2019, 10:31 AM 20,023 Views 2 Comments

From a digital thermometer to a stock of TV subscriptions, these are the gifts brand new parents will truly appreciate this year.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up

Nov 19th 2019, 5:20 PM 3,105 Views 1 Comment

Visiting hours don’t apply when you have a C-section, right? Wrong.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

They say it takes a village to raise a child. I say it takes a supportive WhatsApp group
# Whatsapp Doc
# Whatsapp Doc

They say it takes a village to raise a child. I say it takes a supportive WhatsApp group

Oct 29th 2019, 4:43 PM 2,021 Views 1 Comment

New mum Joanna Carley shares how her WhatsApp groups have become her lifeline.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'I wish that I could see her holding my little girl': One woman's journey to motherhood without her own mum
# Mothering Motherless
# Mothering Motherless

'I wish that I could see her holding my little girl': One woman's journey to motherhood without her own mum

Sep 24th 2019, 4:52 PM 2,415 Views 2 Comments

Joanna Carley shares the heartbreaking and heartwarming story of becoming a mum after losing her own.