Month: August 2018

Breastfeeding Mothers: Set up to Fail

Recently, a bout of mastitis landed me in an after-hours medical clinic with an unfamiliar GP. I described the problem and he dutifully prescribed me antibiotics. Having not had mastitis in over 12 months I was unfamiliar with how often I should be feeding from the affected breast, so I asked the Doctor. My question […]

Continue Reading…

0 comment

Raising a Feminist: Teaching Our Boys New Values

Let’s make something very clear. You can be both a man and a feminist. I am the mother to a boy. A bright and beautiful little toddler, still completely innocent. I want to raise him to be happy, confident and secure. I also want to raise him to be a feminist. It is my hope that in my son’s generation, women and men will be politically, economically, personally and socially equal. It is up to us as parents to instil the values of feminism into our children. Especially our boys. Time’s up.

Continue Reading…

0 comment

The Definition of a Mummy Moment

What is the Definition of a Mummy Moment? It is that moment of complete calm that washes over you when you strap your screaming child into the carseat and close the door. It is peeing with the door closed. Those first sips of an excellent coffee after a sleepless night. I don’t class a Mummy Moment as unloading a dishwasher, choking down a sandwich or squeezing in some work. Want to know more? Read on…

Continue Reading…

0 comment

Subscribe to our Newsletter