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Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list?

Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list?

"We both work and share the load … wouldn’t dads like to be included so they can also do their bit?"

  • by Lisa Lintern

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It’s official: life is more stressful for women
Wellbeing

It’s official: life is more stressful for women

It seems stress is a woman’s lot but a bit of Scottish reeling might be the solution.

  • by Kathy Lette
I wish I had known about perinatal anxiety, so I wasn't so frightened
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I wish I had known about perinatal anxiety, so I wasn't so frightened

If this sounds extreme to you, please know that it’s far more common than you might think.

  • by Clementine Ford
One year ago, the nation opened its arms to me a little more
Daily Life

One year ago, the nation opened its arms to me a little more

'When you live with an expectation of grief, it’s hard to imagine what relaxation feels like.'

  • by Brandon Cook
In intense times, I'm looking for reasons to hope
Daily Life

In intense times, I'm looking for reasons to hope

As the sign on Pellegrini's window said recently: "It is necessary to still create beauty. To still find joy."

  • by Jill Stark
Mothers leaving the workforce is not the only way to put family first
Women at work

Mothers leaving the workforce is not the only way to put family first

For families to really thrive, the long-term needs of all members need to be put first.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
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To achieve gender equality, we need more single-sex schools
Opinion
Opinion

To achieve gender equality, we need more single-sex schools

'All-girls learning environments build confidence, grit and a readiness to step up and lead.'

  • by Loren Bridge
The dinner party is no longer serving its purpose
Opinion
Friendship

The dinner party is no longer serving its purpose

The last dinner party I attended, the hostess barricaded herself in the kitchen when the slow-cooked Greek lamb went awry.

  • by Penny Flanagan
'Hate at first sight' exists. But what can you do about it?
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'Hate at first sight' exists. But what can you do about it?

Where attraction can exist, so too can repulsion.

  • by Kerri Sackville
The questions you should (and shouldn't) ask your ex partner
Opinion

The questions you should (and shouldn't) ask your ex partner

We only dated for six months but my ex from 17 years ago left quite an impression on me.

  • by Melissa Singer
Fake it till you make it with parenting
Motherhood

Fake it till you make it with parenting

If you’re like me, living with the curse of perfectionism, the criteria and markers for parenting leave you treading the murky waters of self-doubt.

  • by Kylie Orr