- My Tweets
- 70,130 visitors.
Author Archives: Quinn
You may have noticed that the site title, Twitter name and Facebook page have changed! Don’t worry, we’re still the same blog you’ve always loved, we’ve just expanded our ethos a little. I don’t really identify as a mother (I … Continue reading
Sorry for the long hiatus, but hopefully Mothers For Women’s Lib will be back really soon! Here’s your chance to request a post. You tell me what you’d like a feminist parent’s perspective on, and I’ll make sure it happens. … Continue reading
Philippa wrote a post at The F Word about a “psychiatrist and Professor of women’s health” who has said that women of childbearing age shouldn’t be given antidepressants or antipsychotics in case they accidentally get pregnant. Philippa deftly covers the … Continue reading
A couple of years ago I wrote a post about how to teach a child about sex. Now The Mamafesto has written a post in a similar vein which raises some really important thoughts, called Let’s Talk.
Reblogged from Reel Girl: Tired of sexed-up, “cute,” and endless princesses and rainbow fairies marketed to your daughters on Halloween? A Mighty Girl has put together a great collection of awesome costumes. My three year old is super- psyched to … Continue reading
Jane Murphy has written an excellent post over at Offbeat Mama. Autonomy doesn’t automatically mean enlightenment. Responsible ownership must include education — seat belts and bike helmets must be worn, vegetables need to be eaten, hands must be held in … Continue reading
I feel like I’ve heard this argument a hundred thousand times. “When a couple divorces, the mother always gets the kids. That’s sexism against men!” It’s usually trotted out by ‘men’s rights activists’ but I’ve heard it from seemingly ordinary, reasonable … Continue reading
Hi! Welcome back to Mothers For Women’s Lib! I originally wrote this as a post for my other blog but before I posted it I realised it would be much better posted here, and as I’ve been planning the return … Continue reading
Welcome to the twelfth edition of the Carnival of Feminist Parenting! Sorry it’s late – I intended to get working on it on Saturday but my computer’s graphics card chose that day for its capacitor to burst open rendering my … Continue reading