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www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

How could my mother leave her baby and then kill herself?': author Maria Grazia Calandrone's quest for answers

The book 'Your Little Matter' explores the story of Maria Grazia Calandrone's birth mother, shedding light on the tragic events and the journey of self-discovery. [ more ]
The New Yorker
1 month ago
Writing

"Matrescence," and the Transformations of Motherhood

Motherhood can lead to changes in a woman's body and perspective, sparking curiosity and self-discovery. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

How could my mother leave her baby and then kill herself?': author Maria Grazia Calandrone's quest for answers

The book 'Your Little Matter' explores the story of Maria Grazia Calandrone's birth mother, shedding light on the tragic events and the journey of self-discovery. [ more ]
The New Yorker
1 month ago
Writing

"Matrescence," and the Transformations of Motherhood

Motherhood can lead to changes in a woman's body and perspective, sparking curiosity and self-discovery. [ more ]
moreself-discovery
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Writing

The Moral Matter of Childbearing

The book 'Begetting: What Does It Mean to Create a Child?' by Mara van der Lugt explores the ethical aspects of bringing a new person into the world. [ more ]
#parenting
Scary Mommy
1 month ago
Writing

Actually, I'm Really Cool When My Kids Aren't Around

The longing to return to the carefree joy of being at a wedding while navigating the all-consuming role of motherhood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

It's a hallucinatory experience!': musicians on the awesome creative power of motherhood

Motherhood inspired Bat for Lashes' new album 'The Dream of Delphi' with a multi-textured sound and reflection on the transformative experience of parenting. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Writing

People Are Sharing The Major Sacrifices Their Moms Made To Give Them A Good Life, And I'm Sobbing

Mothers make significant sacrifices for their children, enduring physical, mental, and emotional challenges without complaint. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Writing

Uproar over beloved children's book 'Love You Forever': 'Off-putting rather than uplifting'

The article discusses a mother's dislike for the book 'Love You Forever' due to its depiction of a codependent relationship between a mother and son. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Books

Mom Says She Shaves Her 11-Year-Old's "Little Unibrow And Little Peach Fuzz" So She Feels "Comfortable"

Mothers teaching daughters to shave at a young age can stem from the desire to prevent embarrassment and teasing. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
London

Paris Hilton's Daughter London Made Her Debut In Adorable Family Photos

Paris Hilton shares first photos of 5-month-old daughter named London Marilyn Hilton-Reum, expressing gratitude for her children and motherhood. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
1 month ago
Writing

Actually, I'm Really Cool When My Kids Aren't Around

The longing to return to the carefree joy of being at a wedding while navigating the all-consuming role of motherhood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

It's a hallucinatory experience!': musicians on the awesome creative power of motherhood

Motherhood inspired Bat for Lashes' new album 'The Dream of Delphi' with a multi-textured sound and reflection on the transformative experience of parenting. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Writing

People Are Sharing The Major Sacrifices Their Moms Made To Give Them A Good Life, And I'm Sobbing

Mothers make significant sacrifices for their children, enduring physical, mental, and emotional challenges without complaint. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Writing

Uproar over beloved children's book 'Love You Forever': 'Off-putting rather than uplifting'

The article discusses a mother's dislike for the book 'Love You Forever' due to its depiction of a codependent relationship between a mother and son. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Books

Mom Says She Shaves Her 11-Year-Old's "Little Unibrow And Little Peach Fuzz" So She Feels "Comfortable"

Mothers teaching daughters to shave at a young age can stem from the desire to prevent embarrassment and teasing. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
London

Paris Hilton's Daughter London Made Her Debut In Adorable Family Photos

Paris Hilton shares first photos of 5-month-old daughter named London Marilyn Hilton-Reum, expressing gratitude for her children and motherhood. [ more ]
moreparenting
#mental-health
Daily Mom magazine
1 month ago
Health

10+ Mental Health Tips For Overwhelmed Moms

Motherhood is a beautiful yet stressful journey; prioritizing mental health is crucial for mothers' well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Health

Postpartum depression soared in 2020. Four years later, has anything changed?

Postpartum depression can often be overlooked or dismissed but seeking help and support is crucial for recovery and well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Writing

Art is a form of protest that leaves no blood': Zambian poet puts African voices on the spoken-word stage

Vanessa Chisakula used poetry as a way to process the challenges of motherhood and explore her identity.
Chisakula is expanding the spoken-word scene in Zambia and using poetry for activism on issues like women's rights and mental health. [ more ]
Daily Mom magazine
1 month ago
Health

10+ Mental Health Tips For Overwhelmed Moms

Motherhood is a beautiful yet stressful journey; prioritizing mental health is crucial for mothers' well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Health

Postpartum depression soared in 2020. Four years later, has anything changed?

Postpartum depression can often be overlooked or dismissed but seeking help and support is crucial for recovery and well-being. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Writing

Art is a form of protest that leaves no blood': Zambian poet puts African voices on the spoken-word stage

Vanessa Chisakula used poetry as a way to process the challenges of motherhood and explore her identity.
Chisakula is expanding the spoken-word scene in Zambia and using poetry for activism on issues like women's rights and mental health. [ more ]
moremental-health
#sacrifice
TODAY.com
1 month ago
Cars

Michigan mom killed after pushing 2-year-old daughter to safety at drag-racing event

A mother sacrificed her life to save her 2-year-old daughter during a tragic drag racing event accident. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

A letter to my kids: sometimes, my love for you must feel conditional but on Mother's Day, let me say that I love you | Ranjana Srivastava

The article reflects on the depth of a mother's sacrifices and love, showcasing the challenges and importance of motherhood. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 months ago
Writing

My mother was a single mom who worked two jobs. Yet she always made time for her children

The article reflects on the special bond between the writer and their mother, highlighting the sacrifices and love portrayed by the mother in raising her children. [ more ]
TODAY.com
1 month ago
Cars

Michigan mom killed after pushing 2-year-old daughter to safety at drag-racing event

A mother sacrificed her life to save her 2-year-old daughter during a tragic drag racing event accident. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

A letter to my kids: sometimes, my love for you must feel conditional but on Mother's Day, let me say that I love you | Ranjana Srivastava

The article reflects on the depth of a mother's sacrifices and love, showcasing the challenges and importance of motherhood. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 months ago
Writing

My mother was a single mom who worked two jobs. Yet she always made time for her children

The article reflects on the special bond between the writer and their mother, highlighting the sacrifices and love portrayed by the mother in raising her children. [ more ]
moresacrifice
Bon Appetit
1 month ago
Writing

The Cabbage Stir-Fry I Ate Nonstop to Ease Postpartum Constipation

Postpartum challenges include indignity and constipation, impacting daily life. [ more ]
#friendship
Vulture
1 month ago
Writing

Babes Was a Labor of Love

Babes is a new film co-scripted by Ilana Glazer that continues the humor of Broad City while exploring motherhood and friendship between women. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Music

Did Emma Stone use Taylor Swift lyrics to describe love for daughter in Oscars speech?

Emma Stone quoted Taylor Swift in her Oscars acceptance speech, mentioning her daughter for the first time.
Stone expressed her love for her husband Dave McCary and discussed motherhood during her emotional speech at the Oscars. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Digital life

My Village Is Full Of Young, Childless Women & I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Connecting with younger friends can be unexpectedly fulfilling regardless of the age gap
Finding genuine connections with individuals in different life stages is enriching [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Digital life

I Asked 50 Mom Friends What Clinched Their Friendship. Here Are 5 Big Takeaways.

Finding mom friends can be challenging, but it's important for combating the isolation of motherhood.
Going outside and putting effort into hanging out regularly are key for finding and maintaining mom friendships. [ more ]
Vulture
1 month ago
Writing

Babes Was a Labor of Love

Babes is a new film co-scripted by Ilana Glazer that continues the humor of Broad City while exploring motherhood and friendship between women. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Music

Did Emma Stone use Taylor Swift lyrics to describe love for daughter in Oscars speech?

Emma Stone quoted Taylor Swift in her Oscars acceptance speech, mentioning her daughter for the first time.
Stone expressed her love for her husband Dave McCary and discussed motherhood during her emotional speech at the Oscars. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Digital life

My Village Is Full Of Young, Childless Women & I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Connecting with younger friends can be unexpectedly fulfilling regardless of the age gap
Finding genuine connections with individuals in different life stages is enriching [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Digital life

I Asked 50 Mom Friends What Clinched Their Friendship. Here Are 5 Big Takeaways.

Finding mom friends can be challenging, but it's important for combating the isolation of motherhood.
Going outside and putting effort into hanging out regularly are key for finding and maintaining mom friendships. [ more ]
morefriendship
The New Yorker
2 months ago
Books

"The Idea of You" and the Notion of the Hot Mom

Romantic comedy 'The Idea of You' rejuvenates the genre by featuring a passionate romance between an older mom and a young pop star. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Is Mommy Brain' Real? What Happens to Your Mind and Body When You Become a Mom

Matrescence is a profound process encompassing physical, psychological, emotional, and social shifts that transform a woman when she becomes a mother. [ more ]
#family
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

Paris Hilton wore a prosthetic baby bump while employing a surrogate because she 'wanted it to feel real'

Paris Hilton intentionally welcomed a girl and a boy born separately but at the same time via surrogates to raise them as twins. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

The unique pain of being an almost-mom on Mother's Day

One's journey to motherhood might take unexpected turns, embracing various forms of mothering roles. [ more ]
The Gottman Institute
2 months ago
Writing

The Woman Who Turned Adversity into a Legacy of Love

Mothers play a significant role in shaping families beyond just providing physical care. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

Serena Williams Says This Experience Is Even Better Than Winning Wimbledon

Volunteering at her daughter's school is more important to Serena Williams than her Wimbledon trophies.
Serena Williams hopes to inspire her daughters to pursue their own professional passions by being authentic and diverse in her career choices. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Everyday cooking

Thomasina Miers' Mother's Day recipes for leek, spinach and sheep's cheese pie with a rice and cauliflower salad

Motherhood brings appreciation for one's own mother's patience and love.
Pie symbolizes love through indulgence, comfort, and nourishment. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

Paris Hilton wore a prosthetic baby bump while employing a surrogate because she 'wanted it to feel real'

Paris Hilton intentionally welcomed a girl and a boy born separately but at the same time via surrogates to raise them as twins. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

The unique pain of being an almost-mom on Mother's Day

One's journey to motherhood might take unexpected turns, embracing various forms of mothering roles. [ more ]
The Gottman Institute
2 months ago
Writing

The Woman Who Turned Adversity into a Legacy of Love

Mothers play a significant role in shaping families beyond just providing physical care. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

Serena Williams Says This Experience Is Even Better Than Winning Wimbledon

Volunteering at her daughter's school is more important to Serena Williams than her Wimbledon trophies.
Serena Williams hopes to inspire her daughters to pursue their own professional passions by being authentic and diverse in her career choices. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Everyday cooking

Thomasina Miers' Mother's Day recipes for leek, spinach and sheep's cheese pie with a rice and cauliflower salad

Motherhood brings appreciation for one's own mother's patience and love.
Pie symbolizes love through indulgence, comfort, and nourishment. [ more ]
morefamily
#mothers-day
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

Savannah Guthrie shares photos of her mom and daughter Vale for Mother's Day: 'God's first, best and most important gift'

Savannah Guthrie celebrates Mother's Day honoring generations of moms in her family. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Tell Us About the Mother Figures in Your Life

Mother's Day celebrates mothering from various figures beyond biological mothers. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

Savannah Guthrie shares photos of her mom and daughter Vale for Mother's Day: 'God's first, best and most important gift'

Savannah Guthrie celebrates Mother's Day honoring generations of moms in her family. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Tell Us About the Mother Figures in Your Life

Mother's Day celebrates mothering from various figures beyond biological mothers. [ more ]
moremothers-day
#work-life-balance
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Opinion | Women at Work, and With Their Families Too

Motherhood does not have to be a hindrance to academic pursuits; it can actually enhance them, as demonstrated by Dr. Kiers and her approach to balancing work and family. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Parenting

Lily Allen Explains Why Having Children 'Totally Ruined' Her Career

Having children impacted Lily Allen's music career significantly.
Celebrities like Emily Blunt also struggle to balance motherhood with show business. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Career

Does having babies really make women more productive? I felt as if I had been dismantled | Emma Beddington

Motherhood is often portrayed as a catalyst for creativity and productivity in women.
The assumption that all mothers are superwomen and can effortlessly balance work and motherhood is problematic. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Opinion | Women at Work, and With Their Families Too

Motherhood does not have to be a hindrance to academic pursuits; it can actually enhance them, as demonstrated by Dr. Kiers and her approach to balancing work and family. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Parenting

Lily Allen Explains Why Having Children 'Totally Ruined' Her Career

Having children impacted Lily Allen's music career significantly.
Celebrities like Emily Blunt also struggle to balance motherhood with show business. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Career

Does having babies really make women more productive? I felt as if I had been dismantled | Emma Beddington

Motherhood is often portrayed as a catalyst for creativity and productivity in women.
The assumption that all mothers are superwomen and can effortlessly balance work and motherhood is problematic. [ more ]
morework-life-balance
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Writing

People Are Sharing The Eye-Opening Moment When They Realized Their Mom Was "Just A Girl"

Realizing that mothers had lives before motherhood can be powerful and eye-opening. [ more ]
The New Yorker
2 months ago
Writing

Amy Herzog Wants You to Enter Into the Strangeness of Caregiving

The new production of 'Mary Jane' evokes intense emotions by portraying the unseen struggles of a mother caring for a son with serious medical conditions. [ more ]
#societal-expectations
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

I Like Being a Mom. Here's Why I Don't Usually Admit It.

The challenges of voicing positive feelings about motherhood amid societal expectations and personal fears. [ more ]
Daily Mom magazine
4 months ago
Parenting

Why It's Not Selfish For You To Take Quality Time For Yourself " Read Now!

Society often trains women to seek childcare help only for specific tasks, leading to feelings of constraint and lack of personal time.
Many mothers experience a lack of quality time for self-care and personal activities due to societal expectations of dedicating all time and energy to childcare. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
New York City

Park Slope mom Molly Roden Winter reveals the ups and downs of open marriage in racy new memoir: 'I'm not a pearl-clutcher'

Exploring polyamory in marriage can lead to challenges like jealousy and communication issues.
The societal expectation of mothers as selfless beings is challenged by the concept of being 'self-full.' [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Parenting

This Woman Won't Apologize For Making Being A Mom Her "Whole Personality"

The role of motherhood is often criticized and downplayed, but it is one of the most important and fulfilling jobs in the world.
Women are caught in a double bind, being told not to let motherhood consume their identities while also being expected to be perfect mothers. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

I Like Being a Mom. Here's Why I Don't Usually Admit It.

The challenges of voicing positive feelings about motherhood amid societal expectations and personal fears. [ more ]
Daily Mom magazine
4 months ago
Parenting

Why It's Not Selfish For You To Take Quality Time For Yourself " Read Now!

Society often trains women to seek childcare help only for specific tasks, leading to feelings of constraint and lack of personal time.
Many mothers experience a lack of quality time for self-care and personal activities due to societal expectations of dedicating all time and energy to childcare. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
New York City

Park Slope mom Molly Roden Winter reveals the ups and downs of open marriage in racy new memoir: 'I'm not a pearl-clutcher'

Exploring polyamory in marriage can lead to challenges like jealousy and communication issues.
The societal expectation of mothers as selfless beings is challenged by the concept of being 'self-full.' [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Parenting

This Woman Won't Apologize For Making Being A Mom Her "Whole Personality"

The role of motherhood is often criticized and downplayed, but it is one of the most important and fulfilling jobs in the world.
Women are caught in a double bind, being told not to let motherhood consume their identities while also being expected to be perfect mothers. [ more ]
moresocietal-expectations
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Never go to battle hungry': Australian chefs on their mother's best advice in the kitchen and beyond

Food bonds between mothers and children deeply impact beyond nourishment. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Writing

How Can I Be Free When My Child Is Incarcerated?

Nicole Glasgow started a podcast showcasing the struggles of mothers with incarcerated children, highlighting the lack of communities catering to their specific experiences. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Writing

Paris Hilton Opens Up About Surrogacy Judgment In Never-Before-Read Book Excerpt

Paris Hilton's memoir, PARIS, delves into her IVF experience and journey to motherhood through surrogacy. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Emma Bunton shares tribute to youngest child Tate: 'She's my baby'

Emma Bunton shares heartfelt tribute and rare photos of youngest child on her 13th birthday. [ more ]
www.newyorker.com
2 months ago
Writing

Three Broadway Shows Put Motherhood in the Spotlight

Classic American drama evolving from monstrous to human portrayals of mothers. [ more ]
#parenting-challenges
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Marketing

When Mom Rage meets Taylor Swift lyrics: See the new TikTok trend

Taylor Swift's song resonates with frustrated moms worldwide. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Digital life

Are We All Just Too Tired To Be A Good Friend?

Maintaining friendships as a busy mother is challenging due to exhaustion and lack of time.
Effort is needed to nurture friendships despite having a supportive circle of friends. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Marketing

When Mom Rage meets Taylor Swift lyrics: See the new TikTok trend

Taylor Swift's song resonates with frustrated moms worldwide. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Digital life

Are We All Just Too Tired To Be A Good Friend?

Maintaining friendships as a busy mother is challenging due to exhaustion and lack of time.
Effort is needed to nurture friendships despite having a supportive circle of friends. [ more ]
moreparenting-challenges
WhoWhatWear
2 months ago
Writing

We're Fashion Editors-6 Timeless Style Lessons We've Learned From Our Moms

Admiration for mothers and their impact on individuals' lives. [ more ]
#parenting-advice
PublishersWeekly.com
6 months ago
Books

Spit Happens: PW Talks with Liana Finck

The graphic memoir by Liana Finck chronicles her experiences as a new mother through single-panel comics and essays, offering a narrative with pictures. [ more ]
London Jazz News
3 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (86): Meg Okura

Meg Okura toured with jazz greats after switching from classical to jazz.
She emphasizes the importance of following individual parenting instincts. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
6 months ago
Books

Spit Happens: PW Talks with Liana Finck

The graphic memoir by Liana Finck chronicles her experiences as a new mother through single-panel comics and essays, offering a narrative with pictures. [ more ]
London Jazz News
3 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (86): Meg Okura

Meg Okura toured with jazz greats after switching from classical to jazz.
She emphasizes the importance of following individual parenting instincts. [ more ]
moreparenting-advice
#family-dynamics
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

When Your Mom Is Famous for Hating Motherhood

Writing about one's children is complex and impacts one's sense of privacy and shame, reflecting an intriguing connection between personal and professional life. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

The big picture: Lydia Goldblatt's reflection on family and absence

A visual and written narrative by Lydia Goldblatt, Fugue weaves themes of motherhood, loss, and intimacy, capturing moments of family life amidst emotional exploration. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

When Your Mom Is Famous for Hating Motherhood

Writing about one's children is complex and impacts one's sense of privacy and shame, reflecting an intriguing connection between personal and professional life. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

The big picture: Lydia Goldblatt's reflection on family and absence

A visual and written narrative by Lydia Goldblatt, Fugue weaves themes of motherhood, loss, and intimacy, capturing moments of family life amidst emotional exploration. [ more ]
morefamily-dynamics
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Parenting

24 Kate Hudson Quotes About Being A Mom That Are Super Relatable

Kate Hudson, known for her iconic Penny Lane role, is admired for her parenting style and honesty about motherhood challenges. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Marketing

Truth flows from the hearts of moms in Traditional Medicinals' Mother's Milk Tea ad

Celebration of real mothers using Organic Mother's Milk Tea in unscripted commercial. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Parenting

Women Confessed Why They'll Never Have Kids, And It's Extremely Enlightening

Women share personal reasons for choosing not to have children. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Why So Many Women Are Waiting Longer to Have Kids

The average age of first-time mothers in the U.S. has increased significantly over the decades.
There is a noticeable trend of women having children later in life, with a rise in birth rates among older age groups. [ more ]
#music
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Music

Gwen Stefani Opened Up About Just How Grueling It Is To Be A Working Mom In The Arts

Gwen Stefani's life is a fairy tale story of love, music, motherhood, and career balance.
She struggled to balance being a muse with being a mom, facing challenges while touring pregnant and shortly after childbirth. [ more ]
London Jazz News
4 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (84): Jody Redhage Ferber

Jody Redhage Ferber advocates blending genres in music.
Balancing motherhood and career requires prioritization. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Bat for Lashes announces new album The Dream of Delphi, shares title track

The album 'The Dream of Delphi' by Bat for Lashes is inspired by motherhood, spirituality, and folklore.
The title track 'The Dream of Delphi' is described as a spell being cast, reflecting a journey of vulnerability and humbleness through motherhood. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Music

Kali Uchis discusses pregnancy, breaking industry barriers and new Spanish-language album 'Orquideas'

Kali Uchis has portrayed different women in her music
Her new album 'Orquídeas' humanizes the divine feminine avatar she has developed [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Music

Gwen Stefani Opened Up About Just How Grueling It Is To Be A Working Mom In The Arts

Gwen Stefani's life is a fairy tale story of love, music, motherhood, and career balance.
She struggled to balance being a muse with being a mom, facing challenges while touring pregnant and shortly after childbirth. [ more ]
London Jazz News
4 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (84): Jody Redhage Ferber

Jody Redhage Ferber advocates blending genres in music.
Balancing motherhood and career requires prioritization. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Bat for Lashes announces new album The Dream of Delphi, shares title track

The album 'The Dream of Delphi' by Bat for Lashes is inspired by motherhood, spirituality, and folklore.
The title track 'The Dream of Delphi' is described as a spell being cast, reflecting a journey of vulnerability and humbleness through motherhood. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Music

Kali Uchis discusses pregnancy, breaking industry barriers and new Spanish-language album 'Orquideas'

Kali Uchis has portrayed different women in her music
Her new album 'Orquídeas' humanizes the divine feminine avatar she has developed [ more ]
moremusic
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

'I couldn't really speak about it' - a decision dividing the WSL

Katrina Gorry chose motherhood over football but found her way back to the game after becoming a mother.
She successfully balanced her football career with motherhood, achieving her dream of playing in the Women's World Cup. [ more ]
The Nation
3 months ago
Writing

Olga Ravn's Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents

Mothers may naturally feel ambivalence or even hate towards their babies due to the challenges of motherhood.
Olga Ravn's novel 'My Work' explores the theme of maternal alienation and challenges conventional narratives of motherhood. [ more ]
#literature
the Guardian
3 months ago
Books

Where to start with: Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta's journey is a story of resilience and determination in pursuing her dreams despite challenges.
Her novels reflect powerful themes of motherhood, female independence, and freedom through education rooted in her real-life experiences. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

There is joy, and there is rage': the new generation of novelists writing about motherhood

Books about motherhood come in waves throughout history, with each wave bringing new perspectives and exploration of the topic.
The recent novels The Nursery, Soldier Sailor, and Reproduction are praised for coming close to capturing the literary truth of motherhood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

There is joy, and there is rage': the new generation of novelists writing about motherhood

The author reflects on the lack of representation of motherhood in literature
Three recent novels are praised for their portrayal of motherhood [ more ]
the Guardian
3 months ago
Books

Where to start with: Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta's journey is a story of resilience and determination in pursuing her dreams despite challenges.
Her novels reflect powerful themes of motherhood, female independence, and freedom through education rooted in her real-life experiences. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

There is joy, and there is rage': the new generation of novelists writing about motherhood

Books about motherhood come in waves throughout history, with each wave bringing new perspectives and exploration of the topic.
The recent novels The Nursery, Soldier Sailor, and Reproduction are praised for coming close to capturing the literary truth of motherhood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

There is joy, and there is rage': the new generation of novelists writing about motherhood

The author reflects on the lack of representation of motherhood in literature
Three recent novels are praised for their portrayal of motherhood [ more ]
moreliterature
Irish Independent
4 months ago
Women in technology

Mothers with addictions fear their children will be put into care if they seek help

The stigma surrounding women with addiction must end
Supportive programs for women with addiction are beneficial for their recovery [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Social justice

I don't blame her': meeting of Esther Ghey and Emma Sutton shows power of restorative justice

Remarkable meeting between mothers of victim and perpetrator.
Unusual display of restorative justice and forgiveness. [ more ]
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

The Evolution Of Motherhood, Law Firm Ownership, And Work-Life Balance

Motherhood journey is constantly changing along with children's evolving needs.
Starting a law practice influenced by parenthood challenges led to personal and professional growth. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Parenting

Lilly Allen Says Her Kids "Totally Ruined" Her Music Career

Children can impact career success
Balancing career and children is a challenge [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Women

I know I want at least one baby. But the more I learn about motherhood, the more terrifying it seems | Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Social media can influence perceptions of motherhood.
Realistic portrayals of motherhood challenge idealized views. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Design

Biological clocks and lactating breasts: the show celebrating artist mothers

Exhibition addresses mothers who are artists
Works depict motherhood experiences and creativity [ more ]
Independent
4 months ago
Relationships

Asking for a friend: 'After two children, I hate my body and the thought of sex fills me with anxiety. So I've told my husband he can sleep with other women'

Motherhood is all-consuming and can affect self-esteem
Communication is crucial in addressing intimacy issues in marriage [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Parenting

It's So Lonely Struggling With Chronic Migraines

Chronic migraines can evolve over time, with symptoms and duration changing postpartum.
Living with chronic migraines while mothering can be isolating due to stigma and lack of understanding. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Marketing

Are You a Boy Mom'? A Parental Debate Heats Up on TikTok.

Online content is enduring, even after deletion.
The concept of 'boy mom' refers to a mother enjoying raising a son, a popular trend on social media. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 months ago
Music

Bat for Lashes Returns With New Album The Dream of Delphi, Shares Song and Video

The album 'The Dream of Delphi' by Bat for Lashes is a folkloric account of Natasha Khan's early motherhood.
The album's single serves as a manifesto for Khan, reflecting her journey into motherhood and vulnerability. [ more ]
#leslie-jamison
Harvard Gazette
5 months ago
Books

Can you embrace deep joy amid rending loss? - Harvard Gazette

Leslie Jamison writes about the simultaneous intense joy and sorrow in her life, aiming for a relatable account.
Her work tackles tough personal topics like sobriety and thresholds of transformation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Books

'Splinters' is a tribute to the love of a mother for a daughter

The book Splinters doesn't focus primarily on marital drama but on love for daughter and self-acceptance.
Jamison's writing reveals complexities of relationships and the desire for self-transformation. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
5 months ago
Books

Can you embrace deep joy amid rending loss? - Harvard Gazette

Leslie Jamison writes about the simultaneous intense joy and sorrow in her life, aiming for a relatable account.
Her work tackles tough personal topics like sobriety and thresholds of transformation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Books

'Splinters' is a tribute to the love of a mother for a daughter

The book Splinters doesn't focus primarily on marital drama but on love for daughter and self-acceptance.
Jamison's writing reveals complexities of relationships and the desire for self-transformation. [ more ]
moreleslie-jamison
London Jazz News
4 months ago
Music

Mothers In Jazz (80): Julie Sassoon

Julie Sassoon followed her instincts in balancing motherhood and career, prioritizing being there for her daughter.
Maintaining a career alongside caring for a small baby may create conflict and the need to prioritize one over the other. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

Guardian writer and Observer critic longlisted for inaugural Women's prize for nonfiction

Inaugural Women's prize for nonfiction longlist explores a wide range of topics including capitalism, artificial intelligence, Renaissance history, and motherhood.
The longlisted titles are dedicated to revealing truth, exposing hypocrisy, and uncovering hidden stories. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
5 months ago
Writing

I Wanted Another Baby. What Happened Next Is Incredibly Hard to Talk About.

The author reflects on her decision to have a second child at age 40.
She weighs the pros and cons of adding another child to her family. [ more ]
#career
London Jazz News
5 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (79): Ada Rovatti

Organization is essential in balancing motherhood and career
Don't be afraid to ask for help and don't try to be the superhero [ more ]
London Jazz News
7 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (73): Jo Harrop

Jo Harrop is a successful vocalist who has performed at renowned venues and won awards for her jazz album.
She believes in balancing motherhood and a music career, inspiring her children to follow their dreams. [ more ]
London Jazz News
7 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (72): Melanie Dahan

Balancing motherhood and a career is possible with the right mindset and support.
Anticipating, organizing, and prioritizing are key tips for mothers in jazz. [ more ]
London Jazz News
5 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (79): Ada Rovatti

Organization is essential in balancing motherhood and career
Don't be afraid to ask for help and don't try to be the superhero [ more ]
London Jazz News
7 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (73): Jo Harrop

Jo Harrop is a successful vocalist who has performed at renowned venues and won awards for her jazz album.
She believes in balancing motherhood and a music career, inspiring her children to follow their dreams. [ more ]
London Jazz News
7 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (72): Melanie Dahan

Balancing motherhood and a career is possible with the right mindset and support.
Anticipating, organizing, and prioritizing are key tips for mothers in jazz. [ more ]
morecareer
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Bald eagle mom protects eggs for '35 hours straight' during CA snowstorm. See photos

A devoted bald eagle mother in Southern California has spent over 35 hours straight keeping her eggs warm despite being blanketed in snow.
Jackie, the mother eagle, insists on being the only one qualified to care for the nest during storms.
The bald eagle couple, Jackie and Shadow, have had success in the past with hatching eggs, but also experienced losses in the previous year. [ more ]
London Jazz News
5 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (77): Esther Kaiser

Balancing motherhood and a music career can be challenging, especially without role models or advice.
Trust in your energy and ability to be both a mother and musician, and practice good time management. [ more ]
#memoir
Boston.com
5 months ago
Books

How a polyamorous mom had 'a big sexual adventure' and found herself

Molly Roden Winter's memoir, 'More,' explores the highs and lows of juggling an open marriage with work and child care.
Winter's candid and often cringe-worthy scenes in 'More' shed light on the challenges and emotions of non-monogamy in a society that often portrays it as something on the fringes. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
7 months ago
SF LGBT

Top of Your Stack: 12.7.23 - San Francisco Bay Times

Stephanie Land's memoir, Class, explores her experiences as a housecleaner and as a woman pursuing her dreams
Class provides an intimate and heartbreaking portrait of motherhood and the challenges of attending college while living under the poverty line [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Books

How a polyamorous mom had 'a big sexual adventure' and found herself

Molly Roden Winter's memoir, 'More,' explores the highs and lows of juggling an open marriage with work and child care.
Winter's candid and often cringe-worthy scenes in 'More' shed light on the challenges and emotions of non-monogamy in a society that often portrays it as something on the fringes. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
7 months ago
SF LGBT

Top of Your Stack: 12.7.23 - San Francisco Bay Times

Stephanie Land's memoir, Class, explores her experiences as a housecleaner and as a woman pursuing her dreams
Class provides an intimate and heartbreaking portrait of motherhood and the challenges of attending college while living under the poverty line [ more ]
morememoir
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Books

Janice Y.K. Lee Was Thrilled to Help Adapt Her Novel for Streaming

The interview covers the author's reading preferences and books that have influenced her.
The author discusses books on the expatriate experience and about motherhood. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Writing

The year Jeremy Strong brought me out of my pregnant slumber and back to life | Lea Antigny

The author reflects on her experience of becoming a mother and the challenges she faced in balancing her roles as a mother and a writer.
She highlights the loss of her ability to read and write after giving birth and the impact it had on her identity as a writer. [ more ]
London Jazz News
6 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (74): Kris Davis

Balancing motherhood and a career as a musician is challenging but possible.
There is a lack of support for parents with young children in the United States. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Digital life

Choosing whether to have a baby or not is the mother of all decisions | Eva Wiseman

There is a growing industry in coaching women on the decision of whether or not to have children.
There is a lack of curiosity and avoidance of complexity in discussions and discourse around motherhood. [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
6 months ago
Silicon Valley

Esther Povitsky in San Jose | Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly

Esther Povitsky is a successful comedian and actor based in Los Angeles.
She has been recognized for her talent and comedic style, landing on Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" list and receiving praise for her show Alone Together. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Parenting

Gen Zer will only have a baby if her partner pays her $315K a year: 'I'm not built to suffer'

A 23-year-old influencer from London says she won't have a baby unless she is paid $315,000 annually and given certain accommodations and benefits.
She believes that having children is a sacrifice and wants to ensure a good motherhood experience for herself. [ more ]
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