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Anna Whitehouse

Founder of Mother Pukka, Anna Whitehouse likes super hero cape-making classes and dislikes the naming of celebrity couples (TomKat, Brange etc.) She tries (and often fails) to parent the shit out of life.

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Phone a friend

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


My hearties

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


False starts

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


A soft touch

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


Present tense

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

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Dinner lady

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


Work it baby

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


I will survive

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


Eat, pray, love

This is an advertorial post   It’s the slow, deliberate sweep of food off a plate… more ›


Just desserts

It was three years ago on an evening when I’d forgotten I’d invited two mates round… more ›


‘Tis the season

Christmas Eve last year was traumatic. My mum’s fondue set from 1964 blew up in spectacular… more ›


Pukka up

  It was 1.46pm on an average Tuesday. I had ventured to London’s Tate Modern gallery… more ›


Snot a problem

Anyone who has seen my Instagram stories recently can attest to the incubus I’ve become. Snotty,… more ›


Styling it out

The mum jean. That high-waisted, crotch-ruffling, saggy-bottomed trew. In my mind it’s something I could pull… more ›


Down with the kids

People may have been having kids since before Jesus was born, but that doesn’t make tending… more ›


Chic and cheerful

I was 28 weeks pregnant when I uttered the optimistic and utterly deranged words, ‘let’s renovate… more ›


Too cool for school

I’ve never bagged the prize for excellence, only ever effort. I’d be the one lolloping about… more ›


Oh what a night

We wrote a book together called Parenting The Shit Out of Life. Both Matt and I… more ›


We are family

  Other than the occasional run-in over a dismembered Barbie doll, my sister and I used… more ›


Just do it

My parental agenda is painfully simple: Let her choose. For all the dinosaurs, princesses, blue and… more ›


Work it baby

‘Pregnancy’. When did it become such a dirty word? “I’m pregnant”. It sure isn’t in social… 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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