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“Think of your breast as a big juicy burger,” my midwife said, while squeezing my massively engorged breast, shoving it into my impossibly tiny newborn’s mouth
“In my day, we sent our kid to bed hungry if they didn’t eat what was on their plate,” says Aunt Ethel, while baby throws their peas defiantly on the floor.

Fear of Our Neighbours is Ruining Childhood
The streets lay empty and there are no sounds of laughter through my windows.
"Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength."

The tricky thing about anxiety is it doesn’t present itself the same way all the time.
“Operation Heather X.” That’s what it was called. It was nearly thirty years ago when my friends devised a plan, complete with code name, to exclude me.
My daughter is nine. She's at the precipice of puberty and willing it to happen. I want to tell her to slow down.
You don't have to be a busy, Type A personality to create family rituals that will foster a healthy environment for your children.