March 17, 2022

Call me anything else but that

Sometimes I have an aversion to being called Mummy and if you are a mummy, particularly a fortysomething perimenopausal mummy like me, you know exactly what […]
March 8, 2022

She ain’t heavy, she’s my sister

“I wish more women realized that helping another woman win, cheering her on, praying for her, or sharing a resource with her, does NOT take away […]
March 3, 2022

Menopause, Mom brain or Memory Loss

How I am to know which is it? I shudder to think memory loss so I will keep telling myself it’s a combination of menopause and […]
February 26, 2022

It’s getting hot in here

It’s getting hot in here, I’m taking off all my clothes. No, I’m not singing Nelly’s smash hit nor am I being vulgar. Quite frankly, there’s […]
February 21, 2022

The Big M

Menopause or the Big M as I like to call it was not something that I thought about much as I got older. I knew that […]
February 15, 2022

Knees don’t lie

I was watching a dance video recently and admiring the moves and flexibility of the dancers. Exhilarated by the music and the adrenaline I got up […]
January 27, 2022

Who gets to keep Mom?

This is a niggling question for older children with aging parents.  Hard questions need to be asked but are we prepared to ask them.  Let’s face […]
January 27, 2022

To Bloat or not to bloat.

You get a good night’s rest.  You get up feeling revived and ready to take on the world.  You have a power breakfast and you jump […]
January 27, 2022

Hairy situations Part I.

‘Nah man Mummy, you need to do something about that…” these words came from none other than my young adult son after closely scrutinizing my face […]