To everybody else who is missing their mother today, I feel for you.
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…. Read More ›
Author: blue milk – kinda radical feminist who kinda identifies with the “suburban mum” tag these days. Not so long ago Monica Dux, in promoting the publication of jointly-authored book The Great Feminist Denial, attempted to initiate a conversation about… Read More ›
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:
I’m well chuffed with my complete set of Hornblower DVDs. (Thinks: what would a cage-wrestling match between JDF and the Ioan would be like?)