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.
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?
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.
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.
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…
Trends in parenting come and go as quickly as the latest fashion trends on the catwalk.
Jane Kassim, mother to twin daughters through surrogacy, is fighting for equal maternity rights – after she discovered that she is not entitled to the same rights as birth mothers.
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.
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?
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