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Breastfeeding and IQ… It’s a no-brainer! – *Guest Post*

In this #FeministFriday guest post, Hannah Perkin looks at what is really failing women in their breastfeeding journeys.   This article is a response to the recent  piece from The Independent on the breastfeeding/IQ study by Dr Bernardo Lessa Horta at the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil. I found the article incredibly difficult to read, and…

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Sit down, Mummy.

  “Sit down, Mummy?” Just a minute…     “Sit down, Mummy” Yep, sure, of course I will! …Later, when we’ve got a few more minutes to spare before we have to leave, I’ll sit down with you for a moment.  I totally will.   “Sit down, Mummy!” Listen, here’s the thing:  I absolutely promise…

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“…we often hear more of the terrifying stuff than the breathtakingly awesome.” – #MotheringMonday

  Picture the scene: You’re at a dinner party, or a play date for your kids, or meeting somebody special that you’re expected to make polite conversation with.  You cover the essentials, such as the weather, why your husband is eating all the cocktail sausages out of the pineapple hedgehog, and politely ignoring the fact…

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#MotheringMonday – Saying Goodbye

Yesterday, 8th March, was International Women’s Day. I wanted to bring something interesting and fresh to the table – a post about remarkable women of the past year, a personal exposé of the pay gap (and discrimination in the workplace) that definitely still exists, what women’s liberation looks like to me, why we still live through a…

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