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Anna Whitehouse

Founder of Mother Pukka, Anna Whitehouse likes super hero cape-making classes and dislikes the naming of celebrity couples (TomKat, Brange etc.) She tries (and often fails) to parent the shit out of life.

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20-12-2016

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

Flex appeal: Deloitte

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

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27-11-2016

Mad about the #AD

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

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17-11-2016

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

Staying in IN

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

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09-11-2016

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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28-10-2016

Memory lane

  “Cwoowella Dooville?” queried Mae after hearing my Mum (@grandmother_pukka) say I’d been scared of that… more ›

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27-10-2016

The ‘C’ word

I can’t bring myself to say it. It’s a word that has such cringe-worthy, mildly naff… more ›

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25-10-2016

Show me the money

My card got declined in Tesco Metro yesterday. I’m not sure what was more traumatic: the… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka. Matt Farquarson, aka Papa Pukka.

16-10-2016

New kid on the block

The urchin pinched my camera while I wasn’t looking. What she shot was deeply troubling.

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09-10-2016

No doubt

“No no, no no no no, no no, no no, no no, there’s no limits.”  … more ›

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06-10-2016

A walk over

It was a comedy of errors/ terrors: I contracted a gastro bug while on-watch (parenting) and… more ›

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

05-10-2016

Blonde ambition

  I’ve had a rocky past when it comes to dying the barnet. We’ve seen every… more ›

Flex Appeal flash dance at Trafalgar Square, organised by Anna Whitehouse aka Mother Pukka.

04-10-2016

Man power

  This isn’t going to be a willy-bashing exercise; if it didn’t sound so wrong, I’d… more ›

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29-09-2016

Have a word

I am a DisneyLife Brand Ambassador and this post was created in partnership with DisneyLife who… more ›

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12-09-2016

Going potty

From Queen Bey to Daddy Pig, we all need to take a dump. There is literally… more ›

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07-09-2016

Flex appeal

If you are reading this, you’re IN for our flash dance this Friday 9th September at… more ›

Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka and her mum Lucia, aka Grandmother Pukka, with daughter Mae in front of a wall painted by David Shilligham.

01-09-2016

The weakest link

I’m not good at apologizing. My viewpoint is generally right, whether it’s my choice of paint… more ›

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30-08-2016

Bog standards

I’ve been told I’m a bit of a test case for a few folk out there…… more ›

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24-08-2016

Round the bend

I’m all over the place – physically and mentally. My grey matter has been through the life… more ›

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10-08-2016

Eyes on the prize

It’s been 14 days, 23 minutes and 34 seconds of one-on-one time with the urchin. We’ve… more ›

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

03-08-2016

Super gran

I will never forget hollering to my Mum aged 17: “Sex is, like, the most natural… more ›

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Mother Pukka has worked with some cool brands and we’re pretty much up for anything. Email anna@motherpukka.co.uk or call Anna on 07903 088819 if you want to get involved.

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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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