When I began my maternity leave, I created that instinctual bubble around myself and my new family. This was where I got to grips with being a mother. I was learning my child’s own language and having to instinctually understand their needs.Continue reading Bearing the Mental Load | How do you rework a woman’s work?
If the digital age has brought us anything, it has been more open communication. What I’ve seen very recently, and has blown up on social media in the mum community especially, is discussions about weaponised incompetence.
When Mad Men marketing campaigns sold Hoovers and tumble dryers, you were pitched the breadwinner and the homemaker dynamic. And it’s taken many generations to shift away from that expectation.Continue reading Everyone is talking about Weaponised Incompetence. Why is this still an issue?
Why don’t men talk?
Men’s mental health is being brought to light, but it’s still a slow progression. As we constantly work to find real equality between genders and NB (and we still have a long way to go), what Men’s Mental Health Month can do is be a real driving force in this.
And this is how.Continue reading Men’s Mental Health Month | Let’s All Open Up!
I’d say, the general UK population can be put into two groups because of this petrol shortage.
A. The ‘I CANNOT run out of petrol’ group.
B. The ‘I cannot BELIEVE people are stockpiling petrol’ group.
No matter what group you’re in, the tension out on the streets is thick.Continue reading Are you filling up or fuming? | Petrol Shortage Controversy
Just like most of us, I got through the latest series of Sex Education in a single weekend.
I see it as Gen Z’s Inbetweeners and what Grange Hill was attempting to do. And this is why I love how Sex Education is set in the fictional village Moordale, which could be placed anywhere between 1965 and the present day.Continue reading We’re angry about Sex Education | Should Ottis be getting the brunt of it?
You have definitely heard the name Emma Raducanu the past few days.
At 18 years old she is the youngest US Open winner since 2004. She is the first British woman to win a major tennis tournament in 44 years.Continue reading Why is Emma Raducanu the perfect Influencer in 2021?