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The Pro-Death Movement, Eagle Eye

The Pro-Death Movement

I was hoping to write something lighthearted today, but no such luck. A friend sent me a link to this piece on the ultra-right US website Newsbusters, and it’s made me so incandescently angry I have to write it out of my system.
I’d like to start by saying that the grief being expressed by the [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 14 February 2014 at 5:56 pm

Video: Motherhood themed rap, Notebook

Video: Motherhood themed rap

A fter watching this video, you may be surprised that composing a motherhood themed rap hasn’t been done before. The gangster lifestyle and parenthood share many similarities like… absolutely nothing.

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 January 2013 at 12:11 pm

Living with postnatal depression: ‘I felt terrified of motherhood and had no love for my baby’, Health

Living with postnatal depression: ‘I felt terrified of motherhood and had no love for my baby’

Depression – I never believed in this word, especially not postnatal depression, how could anyone be depressed when they have a wonderful new baby, I thought?

By | Health, Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 21 December 2012 at 1:49 pm

The first rule of sleep club: Why do most parents lie about their lack of kip?, Notebook

The first rule of sleep club: Why do most parents lie about their lack of kip?

A recent study carried out by NetMums established that over a third of babies still don’t sleep through the entire night by the time they are one-year-old. But 62% of parents admitted to having lied about how well their child sleeps under the pressure to appear like the perfect parents.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 15 August 2012 at 12:00 am

Should we regulate the way follow on milk is advertised?, Health

Should we regulate the way follow on milk is advertised?

When I recently heard of a petition to ban the advertising of follow on milk and breast milk substitutes to babies over six months, I initially thought it was Lactivist gone mad and a step too far from the pro breastfeeders.

By | Health, Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 7 August 2012 at 2:31 pm

Breastfeeding as an Olympic Sport, Notebook

Breastfeeding as an Olympic Sport

World Breastfeeding Awareness Week and the Olympics may seem a strange combination, ‘what do they have in common?’ I hear you ask? But interesting comparisons can be drawn…

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 1 August 2012 at 9:55 am

Attachment parenting: The new fad, Notebook

Attachment parenting: The new fad

Trends in parenting come and go as quickly as the latest fashion trends on the catwalk.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 25 July 2012 at 9:15 am

Anja Schneider talks about juggling motherhood with being a DJ and label head, Arts

Anja Schneider talks about juggling motherhood with being a DJ and label head

Being a mother can be difficult at the best of times, especially if you’re juggling motherhood with a career. Anja Schneider is a Berlin-based DJ who also helms techno label Mobilee, she fell pregnant in late 2010 and gave birth to her son in August last year. Bearing this in mind, I wondered how becoming a mother affected her lifestyle, which, as a touring DJ and label head, was about as busy and hectic as one could imagine. She kindly took some time out to speak exclusively about being a mum and the effect it’s had on her life.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 24 January 2012 at 10:00 am

Coarse sex and cheap lives, Battle of Ideas

Coarse sex and cheap lives

Women in the UK wait longer than anyone else to start a family, sometimes making use of abortion as a backup to contraception to control fertility on the way. Is this reflective of a culture of unadulterated self-centredness, or a society, which, far from showing disregard for human life, takes the decision to have a child very seriously indeed?

By | Battle of Ideas | Saturday, 22 October 2011 at 6:00 am

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