BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on reaching “the turning point”

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“It’s taken eight weeks, but I finally feel like I am me again” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Here I am, sitting with our little eight-week-old, finally feeling like things are getting easier. The sun is shining which, of course helps, but also the hormones and emotions have calmed down a lot. My friend messaged me after [….]

CORONAVIRUS: The impact on co-parenting

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“The current climate will result in a degree of uncertainty for separated parents” BY SALLY NASH, FAMILY LAW PARTNER AT GILSON GRAY Boris Johnson’s divorce lawyer has recently been consulted on a dispute where one parent is not letting her two children see their other parent for the weekend. A mother approached Neil Russell, saying [….]

BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on experiencing “motherhood guilt”

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“Looking back, I can laugh, but hey – these were real feelings at the time. I just needed some time to get a little perspective” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE At both five and six weeks, I sat on my sofa crying… This is the time where I always struggle the most after having a baby. Emotions and [….]

BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on flying solo with baby number four

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When the paternity leave is over… BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Lynz’s paternity leave was over before we knew it – and before we had time to fully adjust to being a family of six (six!). During her time off, we managed to register tiny human R-M, the fourth, and make her official. We also had a tubing [….]

#WhichOneIsMummy: Baby is coming

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“Even though we’ve been here three times already, I’m still not sure on the best way to prepare for a new baby” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE It was 8am on Boxing Day when Lynz declared Christmas to be officially over. This meant all “festive clutter” was to be cleared away, and the house completely cleaned. In [….]

This is why people choose to become sperm donors

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“One of the main motivations is a desire to help others” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Sperm banks have for many years helped women from all over the world to become pregnant. Cryos, the world’s largest sperm bank has more than 1,000 donors registered on their online database, meaning there’s plenty of choice. But why do people [….]

#WhichOneIsMummy on surviving a half-term holiday with the little ones

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“Though jam-packed and tiring, it’s lovely to all be together away from the stresses of work and constraints of term-time” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Well, I wouldn’t have said we were the caravan holiday types but we have recently been on our second – yes, second – caravan holiday this year! After being invited to a [….]