Monthly Archives: May 2014

  • What if everything negative you’ve been told about mothering was wrong?
    Posted in: Articles

    I want to look at the common complaint of ‘feeling invisible’ that many, if not most, mothers will describe at some time or another, and offer a new way of looking at why this might be, and at reframing that feeling. In our society, our androcentric, misogynist, and capitalist society, I believe that women are […]

  • Stitched up like a (U)kipper
    Posted in: Articles, Opinions

    So the European election results are in, and they’re very worrying. UKIP have gained in popularity. This is bad news for everyone (even UKIP voters themselves, although they might not realise it), but especially for women and mothers. This is a party that have voted in Europe against equal pay for women, want to abolish […]

  • When the fetishisation of work turns deadly
    Posted in: Interesting Links

    This heartbreaking article illustrates how androcentric capitalist notions about what matters and what gives people worth, are damaging everyone, men and women. If someone wants to work and can’t get work, then that is terrible, but for someone to kill themself because they feel there is no point in them being alive if they can’t have […]

  • Reframing Required
    Posted in: Opinions

    I too often waste precious free time having a quick gander at Mumsnet and similar, and one of the more common things people say about being a SAHM has really begun to grate on me. Frequently, posters will say something along the lines of, “I don’t think it’s a good idea to be a SAHM, […]

  • How To Be A Kick-Ass Feminist (Maternal or otherwise)! A guide by E.P.
    Posted in: Articles

    So you’re a feminist – huzzah! Now you need to get ‘feministing’; you need to make your beliefs a verb, to be active in your feminism, to live it. There’s many ways to be a feminist, but here’s what I think it takes, particularly to be a maternal feminist. Don’t diminish yourself with language, either […]

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