Unlearning ’embarrassment’

At some point between Maeve’s age and mine it becomes socially unacceptable to hug your classmates in the pool and blow kisses to the swimming teacher when she says goodbye (perhaps it’s at the same point that big round bellies and well-covered thighs stop being cute in the pool?). The strange part is, while our … Continue reading Unlearning ’embarrassment’

Mother’s guilt

I'm not the first mother to blog about mother's guilt. Its in blogs from other crafty work-at-home-mums (or WAHMs as they're called in endless websites, support groups and forums), books about parenting, and conversations amongst girlfriends. Germaine Greer said that women are capable of feeling guilty no matter what. If we're juggling work, home and family, we're guilty. … Continue reading Mother’s guilt