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The Story of Mum by Nicola Mesham Becoming a parent is a shock to the system. Nothing can really prepare you for the complete sea change in your life. Whilst parenthood can be filled with love and joy, it is also daunting. Your time is no longer your own, you have a tiny human who is completely reliant on you. For many women, and men, this can be hard to adjust to. Self-doubt can often creep in as we struggle to get to grips with parenthood. This is exactly the position Pippa Best found herself in after the birth of her two children. Craving an alternative to the ‘perfect’ image of motherhood we often see in the media, Pippa formulated the idea of creating a supportive space for parents to explore their new-found identities. 30 | ukhandmade | Summer 2014

UK Handmade Magazine Summer 2014  

KIDS. We’ve all been one and some of us even have them. Alongside our regular selection of wonderful features, finds, recipes and reviews, w...

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