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  • LOVE & MARRIAGE, MOTHER OF ALL LISTS, MOTHERHOOD, MUST READ, TRAVEL, WORK & MONEY

    WHEN ONE PARENT WORKS AWAY

    The author of this list was was very concerned that it didn't have the emotional tug of some of the other stories I've shared. But that doesn't mean it's not important. There are plenty of people out their whose partners are away a lot and its TOUGH, really tough. Not just the 'parenting alone' bit, but the constant readjustment between them being around and not is challenging too. Here's Joanna Kays take on it all:…

  • HEALTH, INSPIRING, LOVE & MARRIAGE, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    WHY I TALK ABOUT SEX ONLINE

    When I think back to our sex education lessons at school, they don't half make me shudder. Although times have changed over the 25 years since then, they've still not progressed as much as they should have done. And it's why people such as Debbie are on a mission to educate, support and empower us all.…

  • BODY IMAGE, BY CLEMMIE TELFORD, EMOTIONAL, INSPIRING, LOVE & MARRIAGE, MENTAL HEALTH, MOTHER OF ALL LISTS, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    MOAL X BUT WHY?

    As you have more than likely heard by now, I published my first book last week!! It's called BUT WHY: How to Answer tricky questions from kids and have an honest conversation with yourself. The source of the answers for BUT WHY? came from all over - the podcast, interviews with experts, conversations on Instagram but also from here on Mother of All Lists. All of the lists have taught me something, but a couple were so significant that I felt honoured to be able to include them in the final edit of the book…

  • EMOTIONAL, LOVE & MARRIAGE, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    MY HUSBAND IS A RECOVERING GAMBLER

    Each year, hundreds of people take their own lives because of a gambling addiction. That's a shocking statistic. When I think of addiction, my mind usually goes straight to wondering what life must be like for the person directly affected, but I don't always think about their loved ones. And actually, their lives are turned completely upside down as well. As this anonymous writer shares, all trust was lost in her relationship, and she had no idea how what to do or how she would cope... …