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By blue milk on February 17, 2013
Jane Caro has just written a rather charming article, “Over-mothered? No, over mothering” for the Sydney Morning Herald. For birthdays, I bought two packs of 12 lamington fingers and stuck a candle in each one. They served a whole class. I was very bad at any sort of preparation. I only once helped a daughter [...]
By Lauredhel on February 20, 2009
We’ve done the other Bingos, and this one’s long overdue. With a nod to all the misogynist trolls out there who’ve provided the material for this card, I present: Antibreastfeeding Bingo! It’s focussed on public breastfeeding conversations, not “mommy wars” type conversations, which are well covered by the Bingo at Mom’s Tinfoil Hat, and by [...]
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By Lauredhel on January 31, 2009
WA Today: “Marketers cash in on Obama girls”
But what will the first mum make of the next wave of lookalikes: child models who are being recruited throughout America because they look like Sasha and Malia?
By tigtog on August 15, 2008
And when were you last hoydenish?
Open nomination thread for your favourite hoydens: any woman with a whiff of unconventionality about her!
Yes, stay-at home mums absolutely do count: there’s nothing to stop us being audacious, exuberant, and boisterous in our mothering. And you can count yourself, too, if you’ve done anything particularly hoydenish lately. Here’s me: