Maternal Immunity? How Immune Are You?

Last week sometime, I had a bit of a ramble about the way the media, and society, perceive mothers. Not all of it’s bad. Sometimes we’re portrayed as loving, caring beings who do the most amazing things; for our children, for our friends and in the name of running any…

They're Still NOT Talking About You

I’ve been sitting back this week, watching the emotional fallout of this, I thought, innocuous image. Or, apparently, not so innocuous at all – and the image itself, along with messages of immense support and vitriolic hate have gone viral. Why I’m so incredulous about it is, well, a few…

Monster Mum?

I took a rare moment this morning, to sit with a cup of tea and a quick read of the paper. Sure, it was a few days old. In my rush this morning, I actually have no idea where today’s paper is, nor do I have the capacity to sift…