New fathers will get two weeks government funded parental leave from the 1st of January 2013. While this new payment is being called a “step in the right direction” towards fathers being given adequate financial support to bond with their newborns, some experts feel that there is a long way to go. Nina Young reports.
Planning a pregnancy, waiting for a beautiful baby to enter the world and being a mother are all situations that come with a million and one questions. Marissa Georgopoulos reviews websites for new mums.
In many ways it must have been much easier to have a baby 30 years ago. The technology involved in the pregnancy and birthing process may have been medieval when compared to today’s standards, but at least one aspect of having a child back then seems more attractive, and that is the lack of choices. By Nina Young.
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an article about “MILS”: “Mums I’d Like to Slap”. These are mothers who judge other mothers on their parenting skills, and are vocal about it.
Working mothers can’t catch a break! It seems working mums are constantly in the firing line in the media. They are blamed for misbehaving kids, not paying enough attention to their children or not supporting them emotionally and what’s the crime this time? By Joline Samawi