The glory of womanhood; or, eighteen things men can’t understand even when they try

Very rigid gender stereotypes are not my thing. Men can paint their nails; they can have a deep and spiritual relationship with chocolate; they can cry over The Notebook. (Likewise, plenty of women don't do any of those.) I think 'men are from Mars' articles are generally lazy and annoying, and we should all just … Continue reading The glory of womanhood; or, eighteen things men can’t understand even when they try

Things to do at thirty weeks: an alternative list for the anti-nester

I've been a bit list-tastic lately, no? Forgive me: I'm tired enough that long sentences hurt my frontal lobe. This morning I got my Congratulations, Thirty-Weeker email from Babycentre.co.uk. It included a list of feel-good things to do in the last sprint towards Labour Day. Very nice, I thought. But it was all a bit … Continue reading Things to do at thirty weeks: an alternative list for the anti-nester