Why Mamabake is the radical act of love we need

One moment I was slopping 5 litres of big-batch butter chicken into tumeric-stained containers, the next I found myself radicalised into a growing feminist movement. Mamabake, through real-life love-in-action, was set quietly on dismantling the structural oppression which devalued the collective creative force of motherhood. And the butter chicken was to die for. The Mamabake movement is […]

Mums: Can We Be Friends?

By Ruby Roberts Every parent knows that your post-kids world is utterly different to the one you had before, but what about friendships? Did your network of friends expand or shrink? Did your friends procreate around the time you did? How did your friendships with childless friends fare? Did they survive the dramatic change in […]

Mothers and Friendship

    Last year I had a baby. Little Georgette, fat and smiley, is the sunshine of my life, but the pregnancy was tough.  By my final trimester, I was not so much Yummy Mummy as Weeping Cow.   I spent my days necking back painkillers and having little sit-downs in the supermarket after a […]