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Mother’s Day, With Meaning

The ads are everywhere.  You can’t miss them. No, I don’t want a soda stream or a steam mop for Mothers’ Day, thank-you very much, Mister Ad Man.  What I would love is for all mothers to stand in your power and own your worth. Being a mother can have pretty low status. There are so many influences for this, but we can be our own worst…
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Pinky McKay’s Parenting By Heart Mummy Meet-ups – come and join us!

I have often felt frustrated visiting new mums struggling with the whole deal – a baby who has difficulty breastfeeding, an unsettled baby and sleepless days and nights. My frustration isn't that I couldn’t help these women but that they need ongoing support - from other mums.  They needed community - they needed to feel they weren’t ‘the only one’…
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Finding Your (real, honest) Mummy Village

There is a lot to be said for the ‘village’ when you are a mother. Mothering is so much richer when experiences can be shared, when we can support each other through the tough times (‘it does get easier’), celebrate the wins, however small (my baby slept 5 hours straight!), and laugh together at the absurdities (wondering, ‘where the hell did I get…
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