‘Rebecca Oxtoby is the author of the hilarious and brutally-honest parenting book: Mum’s the Word: the sh*t nobody tells you about parenthood until it’s too late. She is Mum to old year-old Isabelle Rose, and works as a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist. Rebecca wrote her brilliantly funny and highly relatable book during maternity leave, to document the trials and tribulations of the first year of motherhood. She is a passionate advocate for maternal mental health, and wants to portray the reality behind parenting, which is often a stark difference from the filtered lens of social media’