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  • Moods Of Motherhood Cover Front 300

    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    Bargain Resources for Mamas

    Being a mother What does it mean to be a mother? It is more than a name. More than a job. More than a role. It is an art form. A meditative practice in the school of life. It is a life’s work which changes […]

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  • Breastfeeding – No hardlines here…just plenty of soft curves!

    As regular readers and good friends know, the one thing you don’t find here is hardlines, or heavy dogma. Lots of ranting, and U turns and experiments and latest passions. A pretty hop and skip over the picket fence and back which divides the mainstream […]

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  • Mother tongue – a positive vocabulary of mothering

    “We live in an articulate society, continually questioning ourselves and each other. It is not fair to leave a new mother with a horrific collection of words to condemn her – and almost nothing in the way of praise for when she is doing something […]

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  • Adventures without sleep

    Adventures without Sleep: how to survive a nightwaking child -2000 word article -published in JUNO, Winter 2010 WHOEVER COINED THE phrase “sleeping like a baby” was not, I would bet, a parent. Of course, there are some who are blessed with wonder-babies who sleep through the […]

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  • Breastfeeding myths busted

    Breastfeeding myths – busted – 1000 word article, published in Modern Mum The hospital, your doctor, everyone will tell you when you’re pregnant: breast is best. However, because breastfeeding has been a dying art for so long in our culture, many of the common myths […]

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