Parents of school children ... If you've hit the end-of-term wall, then make yourself a cup of tea sink into a few articles from across the web this week.
“If you desperately miss your partner and wish you could spend more time together, but find yourself collapsing into bed—alone—because you are just tootouched outto consider anything romantic—you’re not doing it wrong, it’s just that hard.” A beautiful post for anyone feeling like they’re being crushed under the pressure of motherhood – you’re not doing it wrong, it just is that hard.
Sometimes exploring and learning on a device first is less intimidating than trying out new skills with real people – especially for children on the autism spectrum. These apps that help kids with communication, organisation and even social-awareness skills are good to bookmark.
Wow … Just when we thought the birth announcements were enough, here’s a whole new world of comparison – godparent proposals. (That said, I really wouldn’t mind some of those macarons.)
In what must be a first for celebrity culture, mama-of-four Hilaria Baldwin has begun documenting her (anticipated) miscarriage on Instagram. Devastating and heartfelt, I wonder whether this will start opening up the conversation about the hardly-talked-about but so-often-experienced topic.
Add this to the list of “things we never thought would happen” – a new device is allowing men to breastfeed. Not sure yet if it’s fabulous or creepy… Or just completely unnecessary.