Before you have kids, and even whilst you’re pregnant, it’s impossible not to speculate about how you will raise your child(ren). A combination of your own upbringing (either wanting to emulate it, or do the complete opposite to what your parents did), seeing how friends and family members do it, and what you see in … More My Mother Said She Never Would.
I’m looking at you, Facebook. You too, Twitter. And *especially* you, Instagram. An old school friend messaged me back in May 2016. It was lovely to hear from her, but something she said resonated, and not in a positive way. ‘Hi Jo’, it read. ‘You seem to have this baby thing under control…’ (And then … More The Social Media Effect.