Category Archives: Motherhood

WAGs and Toxic Male Norms

  Cassie Lane, former girlfriend of (I don’t really know who he is but apparently he is an important football star, who he is doesn’t really matter so just insert “Important Male Star” in here) has released a memoir detailing … Continue reading

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Living, doing and having (more) time

Lately I have a new perspective on the things around me. Perhaps it is a matter of never having enough time to accomplish the things I want to do with my life, but I am starting to see everything in … Continue reading

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From boys to men

“There were two key reasons why every indigenous community developed rites of passage for their boys and girls. The first was to create a shift from child behaviour to healthy adult behaviour. So child behaviour in a boy is what … Continue reading

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Lunch boxes and lollypops

Just as the year draws to a close amidst the craziness of the end of the school year, whilst discussing the never ending juggle of work, study and the continual responsibilities of bringing up 3 kids, including a very hands … Continue reading

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Time to submit

The recent publication by the Sydney Diocese of the Anglican church of its proposed new marriage vows have caused a well justified stir in the Australian community. For those of you unaware, the proposed new prayer book “updates” the wedding … Continue reading

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Changing attitudes for family friendly work environments

I recently blogged about how I thought women should not hide the fact that family commitments had made them late for work commitments. This is based on the view that only by changing attitudes in the workplace towards family and … Continue reading

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Attachment parenting…for the 1%?

Attachment parenting has received a bit of press recently, with this now famous and controversial Time magazine cover featuring a young mother breastfeeding her 3 year old son .┬áThe controversy was no doubt courted by the magazine, with this unusual … Continue reading

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