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Monthly Archives: February 2009
From UNICEF: This year alone, more than 500,000 women will die during pregnancy or childbirth. That’s one woman missing every minute of every day. We call these women “missing” because their deaths could have been avoided. In fact, 80 per … Continue reading
I came across these magnetic words for children at Amazon, aimed at children from 4 and up. They’re like magnetic poetry – a bunch of single words on magnets designed for writing sentences, letters, poems or whatever on your refrigerator … Continue reading
My son Austin is three. For Christmas, just out of interest, I bought him a ‘first numbers’ book and a ‘first phonics’ book. I thought he might be interested; I never realised that he’d become obsessed with the books. He … Continue reading
Actually managing to get these posted on a Sunday for once, how organised am I? A small selection of the feminist parenting-related goodness I’ve been reading this week. The Invisible Mother – “The mother/breeder binary is readily obvious in most … Continue reading
I’ve been worried lately by something a few of my friends have been saying. “I’d probably never vote Tory… but” it starts. Can you guess what it is they’re talking about? If I tell you these friends of mine are … Continue reading