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14-09-2018

Specs appeal

Back in the day, when I was a youth, I would never even have considered edging… more ›

11-09-2018

Let me entertain you

Kids going off the walls? As part of our #pukkafreestuff series, Susie Lodge, founder of Wikiplacesforkids.com… more ›

21-08-2018

Why McDonald’s?

We’re working with McDonald’s to try and get the flexible working message out to more people.… more ›

30-07-2018

School’s out

We are at the beginning of the school summer holidays. We are feeling relatively fresh and… more ›

11-06-2018

Love island

Just before I get stuck in, I want to preface this with a dollop of transparency:… more ›

27-04-2018

Private: No access

I’ve just uploaded a photo of myself nuzzling my 10-month-old daughter to Instagram where I have… more ›

22-04-2018

And breathe…

This week’s blog competition is to win a spot on an &Breathe retreat worth £2,200. To WIN… more ›

11-04-2018

Soft play, hard talk

Very excited to announce the launch of our first FREE non-panel, non-networking event. This event is… more ›

06-04-2018

Screen time

I think it’s too late for me. I grew up in the 80s – an era… more ›

31-03-2018

Share the care

The one question that keeps coming up here is, ‘what’s Matt [my husband] doing?’ From my… more ›

24-03-2018

Phone a friend

Yesterday my eldest daughter said, “Why did you walk past that man asking for money?” I… more ›

30-01-2018

My hearties

I can’t remember what a holiday was like without kids. I have a vague sense of… more ›

11-01-2018

False starts

This is an extract from the Sunday Times Bestselling book Parenting the shit out of Life… more ›

31-12-2017

A soft touch

I saw a reflection of myself last week in the window of Eve’s nursery. I was… more ›

14-12-2017

Present tense

‘Tis the season to be jolly. Or simply very stressed about everything there is to do… more ›

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05-12-2017

Dinner lady

Can you have a roast spud on a day that isn’t Sunday?

03-12-2017

Work it baby

“Do you have any questions?” I remember being asked, aged 24, during an interview for a… more ›

08-11-2017

I will survive

Ever wondered how eye-twitching, exhausted parents get through the day? Here’s how I keep them alive… more ›

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Mother Pukka is a portal for news, events, reviews and honest comment for people who happen to be parents.

A journalist, editor and mother in search of pukka things for her kid, founder Anna Whitehouse previously worked as the Vice Editor at Time Out Amsterdam before writing about shoes and handbags for fashion labels SuperTrash and Tommy Hilfiger.

Looking for a change of pace, she recently returned to London and now works as a writer at Shortlist Media. Likes: super hero cape-making classes. Dislikes: the naming of celebrity couples (TomKat, Bennifer, Brange etc.)

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