Beyond Amazing: The Excruciatingly Slow Steps of a Mother's Labour of Love
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3 Years In: What Would I Change?
Again? Birthing Parents Ignored Again While Hillsong Parties Down The Road
Start Early: Why Waiting To Be The "Fun One" Falls Flat
If you’re tempted to leave the baby duties to your partner and come back for the “fun part” when they’re old enough to play, I have news for you! Unfortunately... it just doesn’t work that way.
Yes, baby care is hard, because all the skills are new and baby communication is a new language.
Think of it this way. You wouldn’t head off to a new country without doing any language training and expect to cruise through. You’d likely do some reading up, and spend a few weeks on a language app so you co…
Mothers And Birth Parents Are Not Doormats. It's Time We Stopped Trampling Them.
Losing The Plot? Unfortunately, It's On Us.
Running Yourself Ragged? Why We Matyr Ourselves Even When We'd Rather Not
What would you say if I told you that mothers benefit from matyring themselves?
I know it sounds cracked.
Mothers, birth parents and parents socialised as women are absolutely conditioned to give, give, give until there is nothing left - to martyr themselves “for the good of others”.
This isn’t about the excessive load mothers (especially single or solo mothers) must carry in order for their family to be ok, I’m opening a discussion about the reasons behind us “going above and beyond”.
Humans (at le…
Pandemic Motherhood Getting You Down? It's Not Just You.
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