You’re never too old to brush up on your ABCs — at least not when it comes to this hilariously irreverent version; the perfect bedtime story for after lights out…
The ingenious creation of Jennifer Weiss and Lauren Franklin, Hurts Like a Mother: A Cautionary Alphabet takes you through the perils of parenthood one letter at a time, cleverly mirroring the macabre lyrical form and subversive theme of the Gashlycrumb Tinies. Continue reading
When it comes to designing a space that is beautiful – but makes room for the practicalities of raising children, Gabrielle Stanley Blair knows her stuff.
A mum to six kids, Blair has, quite expectedly, garnered a considerable amount of experience when it comes to making a home family-friendly.
Nature’s Day is a lush, enchanting foray into the world on our doorstep – a veritable garden of delights whose verdant magic will intrigue and inspire; just as much as it yields worthy environmental education.
After Birth is one woman’s post-partum journey of self-discovery, and as its title suggests, it is not necessarily a pretty trip into Mumville.
New mum, Ari, is suffering from depression. Traumatised by her son’s birth, unable to focus on a languishing PhD dissertation, and struggling with the unrelenting demands of a baby, she becomes consumed by a pervading sense of discontent with her life.
When you first become a mum, it’s inevitable that aspects of your life pre-baby will go on the back-burner. And starting up a career (or even maintaining one) is sheer fantasy when you’re knee-deep in the multitudinous demands of motherhood.
But Annabel Karmel disagrees.