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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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Memory lane

  “Cwoowella Dooville?” queried Mae after hearing my Mum (@grandmother_pukka) say I’d been scared of that… more ›


The ‘C’ word

I can’t bring myself to say it. It’s a word that has such cringe-worthy, mildly naff… more ›


Show me the money

My card got declined in Tesco Metro yesterday. I’m not sure what was more traumatic: the… more ›


New kid on the block

The urchin pinched my camera while I wasn’t looking. What she shot was deeply troubling.


No doubt

“No no, no no no no, no no, no no, no no, there’s no limits.”  … more ›


A walk over

It was a comedy of errors/ terrors: I contracted a gastro bug while on-watch (parenting) and… more ›


Blonde ambition

  I’ve had a rocky past when it comes to dying the barnet. We’ve seen every… more ›


Man power

  This isn’t going to be a willy-bashing exercise; if it didn’t sound so wrong, I’d… more ›


Have a word

I am a DisneyLife Brand Ambassador and this post was created in partnership with DisneyLife who… more ›


Going potty

From Queen Bey to Daddy Pig, we all need to take a dump. There is literally… more ›


Flex appeal

If you are reading this, you’re IN for our flash dance this Friday 9th September at… more ›


The weakest link

I’m not good at apologizing. My viewpoint is generally right, whether it’s my choice of paint… more ›


Bog standards

I’ve been told I’m a bit of a test case for a few folk out there…… more ›


Round the bend

I’m all over the place – physically and mentally. My grey matter has been through the life… more ›


Eyes on the prize

It’s been 14 days, 23 minutes and 34 seconds of one-on-one time with the urchin. We’ve… more ›


Super gran

I will never forget hollering to my Mum aged 17: “Sex is, like, the most natural… more ›


What a hoo ha

This isn’t going to be a pity party (if anything it’s a shitty party, with stale… more ›


Get outta here

It was first a drunken Topshop Lycra-embellished post-GCSE jaunt to Magaluf in 1997, then onto Tuscany… more ›



I was standing on the junction of a main road, grappling toddler (making noise like a… more ›


That’s rich

I wanted to pick up on something the ace Charlotte Philby from Motherland mentioned in a post… more ›


Gimme a gram

So my new office is a little pink and orange box filled with about 400 million… more ›


Copy cat

The technique was simple: elbow primed, head lowered and a quick bum shuffle 35 degrees to… 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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