mothering

The Coming of Spock: Mothering in the 60’s

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”  (opening lines from The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care) Along Came a Doctor called Spock His revolutionary tale’s a shock Instinct was in Goodbye to the King and the troublesome Plunket Clock A change for the better, this still popular book, set …

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You want to do what with your tits?

Boobs, knockers, Tits, hooters, fun bags… call them what you will, they have a biological purpose. To feed babies. But culturally – they take on a whole new purpose. Sales. The cultural influence on breastfeeding is enormous.  Boobs are Big Business.  And our modern culture is media-driven; advertising and pop-culture dominate how we identify, how we …

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