From one room to another

A poem invoked by the words of Australian politician, Barnaby Joyce, in relation to the Abortion bill for nsw: https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/barnaby-joyces-argument-against-decriminalising-abortion-in-nsw-slammed-by-critics/news-story/26dbcdd8904845d072a7e4643377a488   “…he was part of this world for some time and was merely passing from one room to another,” Is how politician, Barnaby Joyce , described birth and the role of the mother. More than … More From one room to another

Why we shouldn’t promote breastfeeding.

GUEST POST by Kim Lock – Breastfeeding: Promote or Protect? Kim Lock, pictured with her youngest in 2012,  is the author of three novels, and is currently working on her fourth (I can’t wait! She is one of my favourite authors).  She is a long time advocate of women’s rights – particularly in breastfeeding. Explore more … More Why we shouldn’t promote breastfeeding.

Imagine

  Imagine a world where the children come first in preparations, Where family work is acknowledged and we avoid separations. Workplaces with flexibility for ALL to care for the  children in their life,  This way it’s not just parents, keeping kids out of strife.      Imagine a world where love is valued as integral … More Imagine

The whataboutery

“It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) “Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas—only I don’t exactly know what they are! However, somebody killed something: that’s clear, at any rate.” … More The whataboutery

Curse of The Third

You’re a seasoned Mother You’ve birthed before You did it well  You know the score You know your body Your know your mind But third time ’round Here’s what you’ll find: You’ll be told it was just luck And to forget all you’ve inferred For anything can happen now, This is The Curse of The … More Curse of The Third