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New Statesman: Meet the hot, funny, carefree Cool Mums - the maternal version of the Cool Girl

I suppose we should all be thankful. Time was when “mum’s night off” came in the form of a KFC value bucket. Now, with the advent of films such as… 235 more words


Breastfeeding, Shaming and Solutions that Help

I’m sick of the shaming.

Many years ago when our mothers were first becoming moms, they were shamed for breastfeeding.  If we had been moms in the 90s, most of my friend group would have been so confused as to HOW to breastfeed.   986 more words


Lost At Sea

Lately, I’ve been feeling a little adrift. Sort of… lost at sea.

See, I was a teacher before I became a mom. I was self-sufficient. I made my own money and paid my own bills, and even though things were frequently tight, I was financially independent. 514 more words


Skip the judgement

I saw this post on upworthy today, it’s an old post but still absolutely relevant. It made me so happy to see these mums side by side in such a display of unity. 364 more words


My 13 Months as a Milk Cow

Friday, June 17th, ended my 13 glorious months as a milk cow. I spent over a year of my life as an on-demand, round-the-clock milk-machine. And I… 1,372 more words


Problems Foreign and Domestic

I am NOT domestic.

I try. I meal plan. I cook. I clean.  I do the dishes. In many respects, our house feels a little 1950s-ish. 481 more words


Birth is not a contest I need to "win"

For as long as I can basically remember, I’ve had a health problem that caused stress or pain.  As a child, I was in and out of doctor’s offices and hospitals due to life-threatening asthma.   1,207 more words