A Nose Bag of Posts from The Mule:
Lately this blog has gone a bit 'birthy' - most likely because I'm gigantically pregnant, heading up The Positive Birth Movement and editing a book about Water Birth.
Here are some of my most popular birth related posts:
Stop Googling Your Birth Options, and Hop Up on the Bed, Dear
Overdue? Desperate to Avoid Induction? This Method Really WORKS!
Should We Be So Very Scared of Giving Birth?
My Search for Birth Freedom in a Climate of Fear and Mistrust
Cut Me Open or Send Me Home: The Lottery of Maternity Care
"Positive, Empowering Birth? Sounds Like Bullsh*t to Me!"
Do We Dare Teach Our Daughters the Truth about their Bodies?
"They Let Me" Go Overdue
Becoming a Mother: The Wallpaper of Fear
I also write about...
While I Nurse You To Sleep
What Kind of Woman Breastfeeds a Toddler?
The Art of Stillness: Breastfeeding Statues
And The Biggest Breastfeeding Obstacle Of All Is...Bad Advice!
A Response to the Time Cover: What's Behind the Grumet Bashing?
Creating a Ritual for Weaning at Four
The Human Pacifier
Just For Comfort
Gentle, Responsive Parenting:
Babies Don't Need 'Attachment Parenting', But They Do Need 'Responsive Parenting'
Responsive Parenting: Why Tantrums Matter
Everybody Hurts: Ten Ways to Help Children Grow Into Adults Who Cope
'Childism' - As Utterly Unacceptable as Racism and Sexism
Never Mind Feminism - Let's Challenge Our Anti-Child Attitudes
Love Is The Answer: Ten Creative Ways to Strengthen Attachment
A Chorus of Approval: How to Help Your Child Build A Whole Tribe Of Positive Inner Voices
Just Being There
Sleep, or Lack of It:
Dear Daughters - I'm Sick of You Waking Me Up!
How do YOU 'Self-Soothe'?
Crying It Out - The Damage We Can Measure, The Damage We Can't
Crying It Out - What Feels Wrong, IS Wrong
Pink for Girls / The Sexualisation of Children
Dolled Up: Products That Sexualise Our Children
Post Baby Bodies
"What's Good About This?": Reframing Our Post Baby Bodies
'Stay At Home' Mothers
Dear Nick Clegg, Do You Know the Implications of Childcare?
Reclaiming Motherhood: When Staying at Home Means Having It All
Reclaiming Motherhood: What Is The Value of a Mother?
Posts I Like that Nobody Reads
Hasta La Vista, Nostalgia!
Pre-School: Demons and Ghosts
I Lie With You Until You Are Asleep
Sometimes I Pass The Place Where We Once Lived