Samantha Bentley

Music Maker, Yoga teacher + learner, Plant Eater and Dog mama. Penthouse Pet Aug 2015. South/East London born and bred.

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11 Things About Labour and Birth That No One Talks About
a month ago
Two weeks ago, I gave birth to my first son Roman. He arrived at 6AM on January 8, four days early, on the date I wanted. I asked my belly and he listened. He shares his birthday with Bowie, Elvis, an...
9 Reasons Mom-Shaming Needs to Stop
3 months ago
I haven’t even given birth to my son yet and I have already been mom shamed for certain decisions I am making with my pregnancy, nursery, life as a mother, etc. I have always dreamed of being a mother...
Things No One Told Me About the Second Trimester...
6 months ago
When I wrote my original article about my first trimester woes, I was so excited to be entering the second trimester, hoping to settle comfortably into the magic of pregnancy that I had heard so much ...
Mums Are the Mansplainers of the Female World…
7 months ago
Before I start a #notallmums revolution (god help us) let me just say that yes, not all mums, but most mums to an extent, whether they mean to or not, just LOVE to 'Mumsplain'. I know that loads of yo...
Things No One Told Me About the First Trimester….
8 months ago
We found out I was pregnant on the 16th of May, after enjoying a gorgeous last minute 10 days in Turkey so I could recover from an acute hamstring injury without feeling TOO depressed, I couldn’t help...