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Old Mums vs Young Mums

Driving home with my friend yesterday (after not only losing Who wants to be a millionaire, but, having got a flat battery in the morning, came out to find I had to buy a new one at $180 and had got a parking fine for $148 while I had not been able to move my car!! 584 more words

Single Mom

Gender Generalizations in Parenting

Managers quickly discover there are many differences in the way that the different genders handle problems, challenges and disappointments in the workplace.

Past common wisdom attributed those differences mostly to hormones…or corporate culture…or just plain bias against one sex or another, depending on the organization you worked for. 902 more words

Parenting And Management

Party Like A Stock Star

At this stage in my life, I know what I’m capable of and what I’m not. It’s one of the benefits of being a grown up lady woman pushing toward 40. 1,867 more words

Too old to have a baby - is it feminism's fault?

“When I was graduating from medical school in 1987, we were told that an elderly primip – a first-time mother – was anyone over the age of 30. 634 more words


How To Wake Up A Teenager

Like most teens, Eadaoin ignores her alarm clock.  She hits the snooze button several times every morning.  It’s sort of endearing the first few times it happens.   474 more words


She’s smooth as Chunky Peanut Butter

So last night I am sitting on my couch talking to my DD when she puts her hand over my eyes. “Shush” she says as I hear the rustling of the money on the table. 73 more words

Alica Mckenna Johnson

Hooked on A Feeling

Ever since we saw “Guardians of The Galaxy” Milly has been singing songs from the soundtrack particularly Blue Swede’s “Hooked on A Feeling”.  As soon as we get in the car, she grabs my iPod, hooks it up, and selects the song. 936 more words