For most of my life, I have been poor. At times, this has meant living in genuine poverty. There have been times when things have been better and times when things have been worse, but I have mostly been hovering somewhere around that hypothetical ‘poverty line’. Even when my husband and I were working 5 jobs… Continue reading Poverty Never Goes Away
I was talking to a friend recently about social media addiction. We spoke about the impact that it can have on our mental health. The conversation really got me thinking. Like most 30+ year olds, social media didn’t really exist when I was a child. When I was a teenager, I remember there being Yahoo… Continue reading Social Media Isn’t Real
Recently I saw an article which said that millennial women were worried about out-earning their partners . It got me thinking. The article was originally published in 2017, but I wondered if it could still be true, or whether attitudes have changed. In my relationship, it is something we have talked about a lot. We… Continue reading Out-Earning my Husband Doesn’t Worry Me.
I’m going to start this with a bit of a disclaimer. I love my husband. He makes me smile, he is my team mate and he gives the best hugs. But, having said that, I don’t believe it is possible to have a fairy tale ending or happily ever after and there are times when… Continue reading I Don’t Believe in a Fairy Tale Ending
As a woman, the story hit home in a way that was familiar. As a mother, it reignited fears for the safety of my daughters. I am the mother of two daughters