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Indian athlete, Dutee Chand

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+ The humiliating practice of testosterone-testing female athletes was recently challenged by an Indian athlete, Dutee Chand. 174 more words

Ivanka Trump tells America that her father is good for women

Moments before Donald Trump formally accepted the presidential nomination of the Republican party in Cleveland on Thursday night, his 34-year-old daughter Ivanka Trump introduced him and made the argument that her dad is “color blind and gender neutral.” Ivanka took up the mantle of what is perhaps… 305 more words

Politics And Government

My thoughts on working moms are dark and full of terrors

HOW DO YOU DO IT?! That is, in fact, a serious question. How do you work full time while pregnant?

With a baby? 

With a child?  861 more words

The Mom Guilt Catch-22: Crazy If You Do, Lazy If You Don't

Recently, I had an awesome day with my infant son. At 11 weeks into my mat leave, our day while my husband was at work included: 1,164 more words


#MicroblogMonday - Only four more weeks

Happy 4th of July to all my readers. And Happy Independence Day to my American readers!


That’s how little I have left before I head back to work and the kids start/go back to daycare. 277 more words


The Mum Diaries

Today is my first day at home with Sam with Stu back at work, and I’ve been thinking about my maternity leave, wondering what my life will look like when I return to work next year. 506 more words

What is job satisfaction for a working mum?

As a working mum, I need to be getting a lot of job satisfaction for being willing to be away from my child from 7.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday. 376 more words