I would find myself examining the faces of the people around me, wondering if they could possibly be related to me and not know it.
What happens when you decide to stop sweating the small stuff of parenthood?
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It didn't end well. And, the worst part, the villian was a woman.
All new mums need a helping hand.
Amanda and Jesse Snyder were overjoyed to learn they were expecting their first child.
There are no t-shirts or welcome letters, just snarky comments on your parenting style.
Beautiful mother breastfeeding her newborn who is holding her breast and sucking milk.
When Amanda and Jesse Snyder learned they were expecting their first child, they were overjoyed. Throughout the first months, Jesse didn't leave his wife's side. "He was there for every appointment, h...
A mum who said she is at her "wits' end" with breastfeeding appealed to mums on the internet for advice. Mumsnet user lloveroftobleone said her struggles with trying to feed her baby were affecting th...
'Perfection doesn’t work in everything. Not in relationships, not in cooking, not in parenting.'
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A mum has detailed her struggle to have sex after giving birth, to raise awareness of the difficulties new parents can face in the bedroom. Zoe George, from Australia, who blogs at The Subtle Mummy, s...
There's no shame in admitting that as a parent, sometimes life can get a bit too much. While juggling school runs, work, housework and everything else you have on your plate, it can often feel hard to...
A woman's open letter to the mum who is "struggling to hold her sh*t together" is resonating with other mothers. Mia Carella, a blogger from the US, encouraged mums to "hear her out" in the letter tha...
To raise a boy is a wild, yet a wonderful ride, although there are plenty of challenges ahead.
There comes a time when teenagers don't need their mums the way they used to.
It includes love, a really good iced coffee, and the realisation that we're all part of a cyclic wheel of life, death and rebirth.
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We need to properly recognise the work -- paid and unpaid -- that mothers do.
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Since becoming a mother, I have come to appreciate more and more the diverse, complex depictions of motherhood in fiction.
'Rewriting Motherhood' features real mums telling it like it is.
Am I purely selfish? I don't think so.
Why is being a 'working' mum more prestigious than this no-pay, no-sleep, no-raise job?
James Friedman was 9 years old when he began photographing his mother, Dorothy. She was 11 years old when she smoked her first cigarette. They both continued with their respective fixations until the...
I was terrified to be alone with my baby. I almost gave up.
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Motherhood comes with enough shame already.
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More than 30 percent of women in the United States deliver their babies via C-section, a surgery that can be essential and life-saving. And yet amid all the talk in public health circles about the nee...
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In a society which values family, why are SAHMs still not good enough?
As a conversationalist, he has a long way to go.
If you’re in a cup-half-empty mood, it’s time to consider the flip side of being a single mother.
'Is that what this busy life is making my kids feel?'
Women should not need access to a husband to avoid poverty.