Featured, Time to Rant

Read Books, Become a Better Woman

For the last two weeks or so I have been struggling through ‘How To Be A Woman’ by Caitlin Moran.  According to many of my female friends, this is one of the best feminist books to hit the shelves. However I have to admit that I am finding it hard to see where they are coming from.  I still have 15% left of the book to read, according to my Kindle, and it’s like there’s some repelling force field keeping
Featured, Time to Rant, Working From Home

Ghostwriting is a Valid Career Choice… It’s Not a Scam!

After a fun hour of playing Mario Kart with my nephew, I logged onto Twitter this evening to see my feed blowing up with the #CopyPasteCris hashtag.  As a writer myself (mostly non-fiction - we can totally ignore the embarrassing foray into erotica), I follow a lot of other writers and authors on the platform and many of those had a lot to say about the latest scandal in the romance community. Now I won't go into the specifics of
Dating & Relationships, Featured, Parenting, Time to Rant

Why I Think Single Mothers Need More Rights

So, before you read the headline and scream fathers’ rights in my face, let me tell you my story.  Just over four years ago, I made what at the time was an extremely difficult decision.  Being subjected to emotional, physical and verbal abuse, mostly fuelled by alcohol, I had to decide between staying with my ex so that my daughter did not go through the upset of her parents living apart or taking her out of the situation and
Featured, Pregnancy, Time to Rant

The Spectacular Baby Name Flip Out

After a nervous appointment at the hospital, Mia and her husband Fred found out the sex of their baby.  This discovery took longer than they'd expected due to the cord being positioned directly between baby's legs. "Would you be open to having a private scan if we can't get baby to move?" the sonographer asked them. Mia shifted uncomfortably; she was desperate to find out.  All of the baby's other checks had come back normal and this was the last thing