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Guest post: Keep them close, but let them go.

Recently, I discovered that my son (almost 18) was thinking of leaving home. I asked him how he felt about this and he looked at me and said ‘But what about you? You’ll be on your own’. I was momentarily floored by such a display of compassion but did manage a response – ‘I’ll be fine! I…

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Being a parent with a past.

There’s a real sense of finality around the fact that when I hit ‘publish’ on this post, I can never take it back.  To blog about breastfeeding and the ins and outs of being a thirty-something feminist mother doesn’t elicit the same fear as this post’s topic, because being  a breastfeeding thirty-something feminist mother isn’t…

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