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

08-06-2017

Work it baby

‘Pregnancy’. When did it become such a dirty word? “I’m pregnant”. It sure isn’t in social… more ›

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07-06-2017

The fear factor #ad

I’m someone who handles tangible things really well. So if faced with my Mum’s cottage pie,… more ›

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30-05-2017

Dances with dinosaurs

PAPA PUKKA: Number one will soon have some competition for our time. So we went to Kent to sleep with monkeys and dance with dinosaurs.

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17-05-2017

Pregnancy test

“Congratulations” It’s a word used for weddings, engagements, exams results, new homes and births. For me,… more ›

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16-05-2017

Jammy dodger

I am Lucia, Anna’s from Mother Pukka’s mother and I am writing this with a cupof… more ›

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12-05-2017

Sock it to ’em

  There’s a floodlit football pitch next to Mae’s nursery. It’s opposite the Leyton Orient stadium… more ›

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20-04-2017

Age of consent

How do you feel about sharing photos of your kid/s on the internet? It’s a question… more ›

Mother Pukka, Papa Pukka and Mae photographed wearing superhero outfits by Little Dish.

27-03-2017

Ready to pop

Despite a lovely (and possibly well-meaning) old lady on the bus yesterday saying, ‘you are definitely… more ›

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23-03-2017

Food baby

  We didn’t do the maths, really. A two-bedroom house for four people (one due to… more ›

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19-03-2017

In the bag

I remember my husband Matt venturing into Chanel the day before my birthday. (It was noted… more ›

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11-03-2017

True lies

If you haven’t threatened to call Father Christmas/ The Easter Bunny/ The Tooth Fairy at least… more ›

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28-02-2017

Dream team

This is no brown-nosing exercise, nor is it fan girling. At a push it’s fan nosing.… more ›

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21-02-2017

At a total loss

First published in The Telegraph. All copyright reserved. I was walking through the baby food aisle… more ›

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05-02-2017

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

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

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

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

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

Gang(mum) style

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