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Welcome to Babytalk, a podcast all about babies and their parents. We think being a parent is the most thrilling, exhausting, emotional ride of your life - and we’re here to share everything we know about doing the best you can.

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Jacinta Tynan on Mother Zen

January 6th, 2016

Episode 113 of 165 episodes

When Jacinta Tynan had her baby she was surprised and relieved (as I suspect most of us are) at how nice it was. The baby was lovely, there were plenty of surprises about being a mother but on the whole the positives outweighed the negatives. Being a journalist on a deadline she rattled off a feature column about how great it was being a mother and then all hell broke loose. Mother Zen is her book that was born out of the turmoil of the criticisms and self examination that followed the article.

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