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05-02-2017 Blog

Time to man up

I am disappointed to reveal that there hasn’t been much excitement for me in the toilet… more ›

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25-01-2017 Blog

Flex it up

PAPA PUKKA: Tackle the most common objections to flexible working (or resort to insults) with this simple guide

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka, with daughter Mae.

19-01-2017 Blog

Dolly mixture

How a dinosaur turned me into an accidental feminist, and why I’m going on the woman’s march

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19-01-2017 Blog

Porn free

“What do the kids actually do on Instagram?” – a query to a former colleague last… more ›

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18-01-2017 Blog

Baby love

On Monday night I got touched up by the film director Sharon Maguire. It was everything… more ›

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07-01-2017 Blog

Gang(mum) style

Pa Whitehouse imparted some advice when I was a feral youth: “Don’t look up to people… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka photographed with her daughter Mae.

06-01-2017 Blog

Just a flex machine

We’ve flash mobbed, we’ve talked, we’ve emoji-ed, we’ve DM-ed, we’ve hugged it out and we’ve worked… more ›

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06-01-2017 Blog

Bump in the road

I posted an Instagram story before Christmas showing us post-baby scan. The news was good, the… more ›


23-12-2016 Blog

A game changer

‘Tis the season to be jolly? In theory yes, it is. In reality it tends to… more ›


20-12-2016 Blog

Reel good times

It’s such a relief that you can finally succumb to screen time over Christmas. We’re not… more ›


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01-12-2016 Blog

Flex appeal: Deloitte

Flexible working? Think ‘agile’ working, according to Emma Codd, Deloitte’s managing partner for talent. Here Emma… more ›


27-11-2016 Blog

Mad about the #AD

Whoever you are on the t’Internet (@wanktank or @princesskindheartunicorn), you see a flicker of #AD or… more ›


17-11-2016 Blog

Reality check

“Papa, can you put that on?” [Mae pointing to my bra on the floor of the… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka, with daughter Mae at their home in Leyton.

10-11-2016 Blog

Staying in IN

“Where shall we go next?” – I remember hearing that from a bunch of carefree girls… more ›


09-11-2016 Blog

Raise them higher

Dear Mae, It’s 8.03am on 9 November 2016. You are loved. By parents and grandparents who believe in equality,… more ›

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Mother Pukka is a portal for news, events, reviews and honest comment for people who happen to be parents.

A journalist, editor and mother in search of pukka things for her kid, founder Anna Whitehouse previously worked as the Vice Editor at Time Out Amsterdam before writing about shoes and handbags for fashion labels SuperTrash and Tommy Hilfiger.

Looking for a change of pace, she recently returned to London and now works as a writer at Shortlist Media. Likes: super hero cape-making classes. Dislikes: the naming of celebrity couples (TomKat, Bennifer, Brange etc.)

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