New kid on the block
16-10-2016Blog

New kid on the block

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

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Build me up buttercup
15-10-2016Blog

Build me up buttercup

Mother Pukka has been moved to tears by one strong woman

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In the driving seat
13-10-2016Blog

In the driving seat

So I’m not a competent driver. I passed my test, abandoned the ‘L’ plates and understand the importance…

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Crèche test dummy
12-10-2016Blog

Crèche test dummy

Imagine a world of work where you could slip out for the equivalent of a fag break for…

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No doubt
09-10-2016Blog

No doubt

“No no, no no no no, no no, no no, no no, there’s no limits.”   The glorious…

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A walk over
06-10-2016Blog

A walk over

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

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Blonde ambition
05-10-2016Blog

Blonde ambition

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

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Man power
04-10-2016Blog

Man power

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

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Have a word
29-09-2016Blog

Have a word

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

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Under the influence
19-09-2016Blog

Under the influence

I’m not sure what it is about the word ‘influencer’ that bothers me. It just feels a bit…

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Going potty
12-09-2016Blog

Going potty

From Queen Bey to Daddy Pig, we all need to take a dump. There is literally no beating…

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Flex appeal
07-09-2016Blog

Flex appeal

If you are reading this, you’re IN for our flash dance this Friday 9th September at 12pm in…

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The weakest link
01-09-2016Blog

The weakest link

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

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Bog standards
30-08-2016Blog

Bog standards

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

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Mates before muff
25-08-2016Blog

Mates before muff

“I just hope the baby is going to be OK” – that was the funniest comment on last…

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Round the bend
24-08-2016Blog

Round the bend

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

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Fannying about
22-08-2016Blog

Fannying about

I’m Sister Pukka. Not in the nun/religious sense; more best friend and rival to Mother Pukka and the…

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Eyes on the prize
10-08-2016Blog

Eyes on the prize

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

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Crying out loud
08-08-2016Blog

Crying out loud

This was the moment I became a parent. It was 32 degrees and I was trapped in a…

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Super gran
03-08-2016Blog

Super gran

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

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What a hoo ha
25-07-2016Blog

What a hoo ha

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

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Get outta here
20-07-2016Blog

Get outta here

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

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Pick-me-up
06-07-2016Blog

Pick-me-up

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

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Let’s get digital
28-06-2016Blog

Let’s get digital

As we launch our FLEX APPEAL – a campaign encouraging companies to loosen the 9-5 shackles and realise…

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That’s rich
27-06-2016Blog

That’s rich

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

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Pa for the course
16-06-2016Father's Day

Pa for the course

Father’s Day is coming. Do not give socks.

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Gimme a gram
14-06-2016Blog

Gimme a gram

So my new office is a little pink and orange box filled with about 400 million strangers. Bricks…

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Copy cat
12-06-2016Blog

Copy cat

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

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Vlog ‘n’ sprog
09-06-2016Blog

Vlog ‘n’ sprog

There it was: £10,000 on an invoice for someone turning up to an event. That was what a…

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Super human
01-06-2016Blog

Super human

Editor’s note: Events and circumstances mentioned within this post are not current. @mrsmorganallen has since changed her handle…

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