What is the correct response when one sees sexism? For many these days the reaction is to snap a picture and send an enraged tweet, hoping it will go viral. Others start [...]
Once upon a time a woman took her children shopping. When her daughter asked for a magazine, they were both disappointed to see how pink and boring the magazines were. No[...]
I interviewed 'The Yorkshire Shepherdess', Amanda Owen for Jump! Mag this week. When we started talking about raising children, Amanda had some great thoughts on allowing kids to e[...]
A friend is researching the usage of internet by kids, looking specifically at the Social Media sites that they use, and how much supervision parents have.
The magazine GirlTalk recently announced that they were 'going feminist', and I will admit that my initial reaction was 'bandwagon jumping, much?!' Seve[...]
I am cross-posting this article about gender neutral books from MyKidsy.com, where it was published earlier this month.
This year on World Book[...]
I have just had an utterly surreal experience when trying to renew my car insurance with Halifax.
First, they sent me a renewal letter TWO DAYS before the insurance was due to [...]
If you want to order flowers online for Mother's Day on March 30th, then I have a great tip for you.
I discovered Bloom and Wild Online flower service just before Chri[...]
This is the third of a series about Social Media, taking a look at the advantages and the pitfalls for kids. It is important that we parents know why our kids w[...]
This is the second in a series on Social Media for Kids, and what parents need to know about the various online communication platforms. At present the most pop[...]
This is the first of a more in-depth look at various
Social Media channels,
first - what parents need to know about facebook.
Remember when you got that fir[...]
This online version of a party or mini-conference can be educational, informative and a lot of fun, but some people are unsure how to participate in a Twitter [...]
The organisers of Mumsnet Blogfest set the question, 'Can Feminists be Mummybloggers' at a rather volatile panel discussion yesterday. I won't say much about the events of yesterda[...]
I recently received an email suggesting I review Big Cup Little Cup Nespresso alternative capsules. I don't normally do reviews on the blog, but I was interested in t[...]
If you've been using Twitter for a while, you may find that as you follow more people, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of them. Your timeline whizzes by, [...]
Twitter was ablaze last night with disparaging comments about a group of young girls, known collectively as 'Directioners' - the fans of the group One Direction.
The reason for[...]
Twitter is often seen as a quick fix to getting a lot of attention for a campaign or charity. It can be very useful, but there are a few pitfalls that should be avoided. [...]
Will you join in the #trolliday, a Twitter boycott on 4th August to demand action to protect women users of the site from violent threats?
The call for a Trolliday came yester[...]
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