Discussing Infertility with Kidspot Source kidspot.com.au/ iStock. Infertility is both a personal and private pain which we need to understand and talk about more. When you are desperately trying for a baby and all your friends seem to be having them effortlessly, how do you cope? It’s lonely and there is a big hole in… Continue reading Discussing Infertility with Kidspot
A Silenced Part of Mothering The Psychologist, the magazine of the British Psychological Society, is listed as one of the top 10 Psychology Magazines in the world – and my article on “A Silenced Part of Mothering” has been published! A mother is in a playground and feels a fleeting feeling of hate for her… Continue reading A Silenced Part of Mothering
Motherhood and Mamamia Source Mamamia/ Getty I’ve always admired Mia Freedman and what she created with the Mamamia website, so it was more than exciting to have my latest article featured! I spoke about how hard it is to be a mum – something we need to be more honest about. Visit Mamamia to… Continue reading Motherhood and Mamamia
Exploring Family Challenges With Australian Financial Review Image source iStock / afr.com I was excited to join fellow parenting authors in a fascinating article about family challenges in one of my favourite newspapers, the Weekend Australian Financial Review. I spoke about the complexity and challenges of mothering, something we are all familiar with in our… Continue reading Exploring Family Challenges With Australian Financial Review
Do you feel pushed to the edge? Image: Marriage Story/Netflix Source:BodyAndSoul Do you feel pushed to the edge? In my latest article in body+soul magazine, I discuss how our kids, at times, push us to the edge then reel us back in. It’s hard to be a mum – but always rewarding. To read more… Continue reading Do you feel pushed to the edge?
When Grandparents Become The Third Parent Image courtesy of Kidspot.com.au, Source iStock Do you feel that you are the third parent when looking after your grandchildren? Many people do, and with so many grandparents in Australia now looking after their grandchildren, I decided to pen this column for Kidspot.com.au, Australia’s No1. parenting site. Looking after your… Continue reading When Grandparents Become The Third Parent on Kidspot
Do you want to learn more about maternal ambivalence? Do you want to learn more about maternal ambivalence? It was truly rewarding to record a podcast on the subject with Vicci Oliver from Wildlings Forest School. We spoke about the different feelings a lot of mums have behind their normal daily struggles with their children,… Continue reading Learn More about Maternal Ambivalence with Raising Wildlings Podcast
Lifting the lid on the motherhood paradox with The Australian It’s not every day an author receives a review in the flagship newspaper The Australian, so I was very excited (with a little bit of trepidation!) to see my review appear today titled ‘Lifting the lid on the motherhood paradox.” Reviewer Jess Malcolm described my new… Continue reading Lifting the lid on the motherhood paradox with The Australian
Is hate too strong a word when you’re talking about a mother’s relationship with her children? Is hate too strong a word when you are talking about a mother’s relationship with her children? This thought-provoking question, and many more, were raised at my speech to the Sydney chapter of the Australian Friends of Tel Aviv… Continue reading Is hate too strong a word when you are talking about a mother’s relationship with her children?
Challenging Traditional Attitudes About Mothering on International Women’s Day 2021 with Mum for Mum Mum For Mum is an organisation bringing together volunteers who support new mothers in their last three months of pregnancy and the first year of their baby’s life. It was an honour to speak to them – on International Women’s Day no… Continue reading International Women’s Day 2021 with Mum for Mum