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Sunday 10 May 2015
Featured Life

why i don’t want to be a mother

Jay Ong
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  The ‘joys’ of motherhood are undoubtedly lost on me. The inverted commas that I have deliberately and strategically placed around ‘joys’ say it all. Mind you, I have never experienced being a mother for myself, so of course I wouldn’t know. But I have my conspiracy theories. I have heard too many horror stories…
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Saturday 9 May 2015
Featured Life

motherless mother’s day

Belinda King
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  I’m not a mother so I’ve never been celebrated on Mother’s Day. I did, however, celebrate 27 Mother’s Days with my mum, until she died in 2006 from breast cancer. I think about my mum every day. Her absence from my life weighs heavily. My relationship to my grief changes over time but I…
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Sunday 3 May 2015
Film

seven movie mums for mother’s day viewing

Belinda King
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Mums are awesome: first they bring you into the world, then they care for you, simultaneously making you feel unconditionally loved yet that you could be making better choices in your life. Or is that just me? In celebration of Mother’s Day and mothers, here is a collection of film mothers. For one reason or…
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Sunday 11 May 2014
Life

the lip crew on the things our mothers taught us

lip magazine
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We dedicate this piece to those special women in our lives. Happy Mother’s Day, Mum(s). * ‘For nine years I grew up in a single parent-child household, but our home never felt empty. Mum’s chicken and lamb roasts were legendary and we always had plenty of friends to fill the seats around the dining room…
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Sunday 12 May 2013
Opinion

remembering mothers on mother’s day

Ashlee Horyniak
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The big day is finally here. There’s no time left to find the right inanimate object to show your mum how much she really means! It’s not that I don’t like the idea of showing people you love them. And I can even ignore the commercialisation of that love (my boyfriend found out the hard…
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Thursday 9 May 2013
Get Involved

thank you mum: mother’s day initiative raises awareness for maternal health

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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This Mother’s Day, raise awareness as well as a smile by sending an e-card through not-for-profit group Marie Stopes International Australia. The healthcare organisation has launched the Thank You Mum initiative, which aims to raise awareness of maternal and newborn health issues in the Asia Pacific Region. By heading to the Thank You Mum website…
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Thursday 2 May 2013
Get Involved Health

breast cancer: let’s raise awareness this mother’s day

Ruth George
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As Mother’s Day draws near, I cannot help but spare a thought for the mothers and daughters whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. While I look forward to celebrating with my mother, many young women will instead be celebrating the memory of their mothers who have been taken by this disease, or who…
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