Everyone is doing the best they can given the thinking they have that looks real to them

Syd Banks

Launching the Precarious Parenting podcast series

In this series, Marie chats with real people discussing their stories, where they explain with honesty and clarity how they saw through their precarious times.

Episodes are released fortnightly. Subscribe here to ensure you know when each episode is made available.



Do you have a story?


Contact me here and let’s share it together. We’ll do it in a safe and relaxed way. You could even remain anonymous - the choice is yours.

Podcast 1


Claire & Barney: A mother and son talk about the effect of suicide on the family. 

Claire & BarneyMarie Arymar
00:00 / 31:23

Podcast 2


Aku: Hopes and aspirations of raising a mixed race child in Devon, UK

AkuMarie Arymar
00:00 / 29:31

Podcast 3


Paula: Wanting to be the best teacher for my children during lockdown

PaulaMarie Arymar
00:00 / 26:47

Podcast 4


Becky: Coping with a son who has ADHD

BeckyMarie Arymar
00:00 / 29:29

Podcast 5


Cassie: A young woman’s story of being fostered, raped and pregnant

CassieMarie Arymar
00:00 / 26:45

Podcast 6


Lindsey: Fear that Covid-19 would kill my family

LindseyMarie Arymar
00:00 / 31:08

Podcast 7


Lindsey: Claire talks about how she parents her parents

Claire HMarie Arymar
00:00 / 28:55

Podcast 8


Beth: The possibility that her son will always have to live at home

BethMarie Arymar
00:00 / 28:01

Podcast 9


Rebecca & Bea: share their journey through Bea’s eating disorder

Rebecca & BeaMarie Arymar
00:00 / 31:14

Podcast 10


Deb: (Part 1) surviving an abusive marriage - a mother’s story

DebMarie Arymar
00:00 / 32:23

Podcast 11


Laura: (Part 2) Laura talks about surviving her parents' abusive marriage - a daughter's story

LauraMarie Arymar
00:00 / 32:02

Podcast 12


Toby: Mid-20s, living in London, talks about dealing with anxiety

TobyMarie Arymar
00:00 / 29:06

Podcast 13


Dr Orlena: talks about her working helping families become fit and fabulous

Dr OrlenaMarie Arymar
00:00 / 28:54

Podcast 14


Elizabeth: Is messing up our kids part of being a parent? 

ElizabethMarie Arymar
00:00 / 34:13

Special thanks to Becky Whitcroft, Sound Engineer/Voiceover, for her support with the Precarious Parenting series.

Becky Whitcroft