Category Archives: Motherhood

No winning or magic cure for Charlie Gard or his parents

So the tsunami of a medical, legal, ethical, moral and parental conflict surrounding the 11 month old baby Charlie Gard and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has worsened. Thanks to some new unpublished research data on an “as yet” unproven … Continue reading

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My favorite child (insert name here)

75% of parents say they love one child more than the others and according to researchers at University of California the one that the other kids think gets the most love is the… If you ask the girls they will tell … Continue reading

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She’s not me…just a better me!

She’s happily married of course, and has twins, did I mention the twins. I don’t begrudge her the twins or the other two children, I have 3 she has 4, or the nice looking husband, she has one, I now have none.

And she’s younger!

She’s a better me! Even I like her blog, her site, her interests, her, I like her more than me. Continue reading

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Mother Trumps Girlfriend – at least in China!

“Girls are everywhere, but I only have one mum,”  Time to move to China as according to the Chinese Ministry of Justice if the building was on fire my son would have to save me first. Now to apply the same … Continue reading

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Well my stats are booming….

Which is weird,  because I haven’t posted anything in a while!  I’m trying not to take it personally. Blogging takes time as well as creativity and energy, and lately I haven’t had any. I could make excuses and cite reasons … Continue reading

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The battle of the Sides, Mom vs Work

I titled this blog Mom on the Side as a reference to the almost schizophrenic existence that most working mothers have to lead running between the office and home but also to highlight my role with Chelsea, the Mom on the side of the bed, … Continue reading

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a holiday from being the care giver, if only for a moment.

Six years ago… Staying in bed for a week was a novelty. Six years ago Chelsea and I stayed at home while the rest of the family went to the Philippines for a wedding. We stayed in bed for a … Continue reading

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