What's a Soccer Mum?

Which one of these “Mums on the Sideline” are you?

Is Sarcasm the New Authentic?

For a few years now it’s been all about authenticity.

Be authentic!

Read “don’t be fake! Show your true self. Engage openly and honestly. Don’t hold back!”

Have You Had Your Baby Yet?

In a recent interview on the Today Show, actor Jennifer Aniston addresses the topic of marriage and motherhood. It’s refreshing to hear a high profile woman talk about how life can’t be planned out and it’s encouraging to see that she was invited to share her unique perspective.

Sweet Dreams Mommy

In his short film about a day in the lives of mothers, film maker Matt Bieler captures similar moments. In one scene a child compares a mother to angels. The film is a sweet reminder of the care and consideration provided by mothers and mothering women such as devoted aunties or aunts by adoption.

Being Honest About A Woman's Work

Lean in (following these top 5 tips), don’t plan to leave before you leave and don’t think about maternity until you’re actually pregnant. Mothers can have it all (at home and at work) – as long as they choose the right type of  partner. Mothers actually can’t have it all in their professional and personal [...]

Does Your Age Matter?

Lucy Liu infuriates me. Did you know she’s 44? I had no idea. [...]  I thought that she was maybe, MAYBE 35, tops. She looks too good, too wrinkle-free but also too un-Botox’d to be north of 40. (26 year old female blogger.) Have you ever overheard a conversation about a woman’s age?  Have you [...]

Do You Get the Post Pregnancy Body Stares?

A few months after giving birth (and beyond) most women see changes in their  body shape – including changes in their weight.  Many mums are not spending hours per week in private gym sessions. Neither are they opting for plastic surgery.  For many women the post-pregnancy scenario plays out differently. When your attention is drawn [...]

Writing About Modern Motherhood

At a reception for Top Mom Bloggers in Vancouver, a local blogger shared her experience about blogging.  “If you think everything has been said about a topic already, write about it”, she advised. Does a topic related to parenting ever get exhausted? If you have had a baby in the last five years, you might [...]

Am I a Working Mom?

Today I decided to “like” a page on Facebook that has been set up for working moms.  I could see that it was designed for women who work outside of the home; however, I could also see that most of the content was relevant to just about anyone who has an interest in, or spends [...]

Does Your Work Matter?

It is a story that pulled ahead of the pack in the bleary hours of early morning news.  Hilary Rosen, a consultant to the Democrats and CNN commentator, has called out Mitt Romney and his wife for comments they have made about women and the economy.  While speaking with Anderson Cooper on CNN, Rosen suggested [...]

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