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‘Women feel they have no option but to give birth alone’: the rise of freebirthing

As Covid infections rose, hospital felt like an increasingly dangerous place to have a baby. But is labouring without midwives or doctors the answer?On the morning of 3 May, Victoria Johnson prepared to give birth at her home in the Highlands. One by one, her three children came downstairs to where she was labouring in a birthing pool surrounded by fairy lights, the curtains tightly shut against the outside world.Suddenly, she felt an urge to get out of the pool. “I stood up and it felt as if th...
Tags: Family, Women, Pregnancy, Life and style, Society, Health & wellbeing, Parents and parenting, Childbirth, Women's Health, Victoria Johnson, Coronavirus


The versatile Mockingbird stroller solves 3 major annoyances I've had with other strollers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The has multiple clever design elements that alleviate common frustrations among parents caused by their current strollers.The modular design of the stroller and accompanying accessories make it suitable for use in all seasons, myriad conditions, and with kids of many ages.The direct-to-consumer business model used by also allows the company to sell its strollers at a price that fits many budgets.Sign ...
Tags: Reviews, Family, Kids, Parenting, Babies, Trends, Stroller, Osman, Steven John, Eric Osman, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, IP Freelance, IP Reviews, Parenting (Reviews


SOTD 4.12.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 4.12.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 4.12.2020
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Falling review – Viggo Mortensen casts a clear eye on dementia | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week

In the Lord of the Rings star’s powerful debut as a director, Lance Henriksen plays a homophobic father compelled to move in with his gay sonViggo Mortensen is a formidable creative presence in the movies: taking on complex work as an actor with directors such as David Cronenberg and Lisandro Alonso, investing the star capital he earned with his turn as Aragorn in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, and doing a workmanlike job as wise-guy driver Tony Lip cured of his picturesque 1960s rac...
Tags: Family, Film, Mental Health, Culture, David Cronenberg, Dementia, Viggo Mortensen, Peter Jackson, Laura Linney, Peter Bradshaw, Mortensen, Aragorn, Lance Henriksen, Tony Lip, Lisandro Alonso, Drama films


Could Your Next Family Getaway Be a Camping Trip?

2020 has been a very different year to any other that the majority of us have experienced during our lives. The coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic has seen all sorts of changes occurring in our lives. One change that many of us have experienced is a change to our travel plans. Governments around the world have implemented a host of travel restrictions over the past months to limit access across borders and to reduce the rate of infection from one country to another. So, if you had an overseas f...
Tags: Outdoors, Family, Camping, Jazz, Family trip, Family Getaway


The virus that stole Christmas: meet the Santas giving this season a miss

They are used to spending Christmas up close and personal, but the criteria for playing Santa – being older and overweight – put them at significant risk of catching coronavirusRandyl Lee Walker starts bleaching his hair and beard every October. Both are dark, so it takes six weeks to reach the snow-white shade he’s going for. When he’s finished the result is nothing short of transformative. Related: Elbow bumps and open windows: UK scientific advisers' Christmas tips Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Gender, UK, Christmas, Life and style, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Santa, Lee Walker, Coronavirus


A tween tries Apple’s new ‘Family Setup’ system for Apple Watch

With the release of watchOS 7, Apple at last turned the Apple Watch into the GPS-based kid tracker parents have wanted, albeit at a price point that requires careful consideration. As someone in the target demographic for such a device — a parent of a “tween” who’s allowed to freely roam the neighborhood (but not without some sort of communication device) — I put the new Family Setup system for the Apple Watch through its paces over the past couple of months. The result? To be frank, I’m conflic...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Gadgets, Mobile, Apps, Family, Kids, Families, Parents, Tech, Netflix, Chromebook, Nintendo, Apple Watch, Tweens


Creative therapy and shared support can help with grief after losing a child

A retreat for grieving parents provides therapeutic benefits, writes a mother whose daughter was stillborn 22 years agoAfter my daughter Grace died when I was eight months pregnant, my first impulse was to write it all down: the birth, surrounded by candles; the coffin and funeral where there should have been a christening; how her death had been accompanied by snowdrops fighting their way through the frozen ground in the first stirring of spring. I felt I was the only one really to have known h...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Science, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Death and dying, Parents and parenting, Grace


My husband donates money to the church, but leaves me short

It’s not about the money, says Mariella Frostrup. You describe your husband as if he were a stranger, so think hard about your futureThe dilemma I’m a 60-year-old woman and although I have worked for years teaching English, I have always been financially dependent on my husband. He is very involved in the evangelist church and gives them a percentage of his salary. The knowledge of this, together with a constant struggle to get by, has made me feel so bitter. I contemplated leaving, when the chi...
Tags: Family, Marriage, Money, Life and style, Mariella Frostrup


Considering Hiring a Private Tutor for your Child? Here Are Reasons You Should

Parents who keep a close eye on their children’s’ grades are able to detect if they start to struggle. Students that may not have any problems with their day to day homework can sometimes experience what is known as test anxiety. Taking a test can be an intimidating experience, especially if children already have anxiety. Private […] The post Considering Hiring a Private Tutor for your Child? Here Are Reasons You Should appeared first on Not So Average Mama.
Tags: Deals, Family, Children, Did You Know


Keeping Your Dog Healthy During COVID-19

  It has certainly been a scary and uncertain time since COVID-19 popped up. The fear of the unknown, in addition to the constraints we have had to live under to slow the spread of the virus, has had an effect on everyone’s mental health. Believe it or not, dogs are also being affected by the stress of current events. Their routines are off because of shelter-in-place orders. They may be exercising less, due to their human’s social distancing, and because we are home most of the time now, we ma...
Tags: Home, Dog, Family, Cats, Pets, Supplements, Care, Healthy, Products, The Pet Blog Lady, Calming, COVID, Hungry Bark


Indians in South Africa, a historical excerpt

In the book, The Indian Africans, academic Kiru Naidoo explores the society of colonial Natal in the late 1800s to early 1900 The post Indians in South Africa, a historical excerpt appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Food, Cooking, Family, Culture, South Africa, Colonialism, Ingredients, Friday, Tamil, Cuisine, Zulu, Indians, Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, Natives Land Act, indentured Labour


Climate ‘apocalypse’ fears stopping people having children – study

Survey of 600 people finds some parents regret having offspring for same reasonPeople worried about the climate crisis are deciding not to have children because of fears that their offspring would have to struggle through a climate apocalypse, according to the first academic study of the issue.The researchers surveyed 600 people aged 27 to 45 who were already factoring climate concerns into their reproductive choices and found 96% were very or extremely concerned about the wellbeing of their pot...
Tags: Family, Education, Children, Climate Change, Environment, Research, Life and style, Society, World news, Health & wellbeing, Higher Education, Parents and parenting, Childbirth


SOTD 27.11.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 27.11.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 27.11.2020
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Baby loss charities call for cultural shift to break silence around miscarriage

Charities praise Meghan, Duchess of Sussex for speaking openly about her experience Baby loss charities have called for a cultural shift to empower couples to talk more openly about pregnancy before their 12-week scan, in an effort to break the silence around miscarriage.Baby loss experts praised the Duchess of Sussex for speaking openly about having had a miscarriage and said that too often women and their partners still felt stifled and silenced by outdated cultural norms. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Children, Pregnancy, Society, UK News, World news, Health & wellbeing, Parents and parenting, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Duchess of Sussex, The Duchess of Sussex


Christmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?

The UK says three households can get together for festivities. Four Britons react – with relief, caution and despairCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK government’s announcement to allow three households to meet together over five days at Christmas has attracted differing opinions. Many people fear that relaxing lockdown poses too great a risk to life, others are pleased they can see their family after being apart so long. One in four, according to a poll last week...
Tags: Health, Family, UK, Christmas, UK News, Health policy, Conservative Leadership, Coronavirus


One third of parents said gathering with family members at Thanksgiving is 'worth the risk of' coronavirus, according to a poll

Mphillips007/Getty Images Around one-third of parents said that "benefits of gathering with family at Thanksgiving are worth the risk of spreading or getting COVID-19," according to a report from CS Mott Children's Hospital at Michigan Medicine. Experts have warned the US is in a massive third surge of coronavirus cases, and the US recorded a total of over 12 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Amid the alarming number of new daily cases of coro...
Tags: Family, News, Thanksgiving, Cdc, US, Trends, Poll, Michigan, Anthony Fauci, Transportation Security Administration, CS Mott Children s Hospital, Michigan Medicine, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, Johns Hopkins University Experts, Inyoung Choi


Don’t Miss the Festival of Arts First Ever Virtual Gala! “Simply ARTrageous: Live the Legacy! 12/5/20

This First-Ever Virtual Gala for  Laguna Beach’s Festival of the Arts promises to be pretty amazing. This is the first-ever event of this type and it’s a fundraiser for the Pageant of the Masters as well as the Festival of Arts. These two events ae absolutely mesmerizing. The great concert element of this Gala will […] The post Don't Miss the Festival of Arts First Ever Virtual Gala! "Simply ARTrageous: Live the Legacy! 12/5/20 first appeared on LA-Story.com.
Tags: Family, Music, Featured, Celebrity, Entertainment, California, Women, Charity, Uncategorized, Lifestyle, Events, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green


How we stay together: 'There is no magic cookbook of relationships'

Suzanne Harris and Tom McAtee may not agree on politics – but the pair’s pragmatism and ability to talk things out has kept them together for over three decadesNames: Suzanne Harris and Tom McAteeYears together: 34Occupations: social worker and HR consultantWhen the going gets tough, Suzanne and Tom get into the garden. “In the times where we’ve not had much money, or there’ve been difficulties with work or jobs changing, we’ve gardened,” Suzanne says. “It’s a good way of releasing tension, of w...
Tags: Family, Marriage, Relationships, Life and style, Australia news, Tom, Suzanne, Suzanne Harris, Tom McAtee, Tom McAteeYears


Photographer Catherine Panebianco: ‘These are my family pictures, but they’re every family’s story’

Her father’s Christmas Day tradition of showing his old slides to the family inspired Panebianco’s award-winning series, which connects tender memories to the presentWhen US photographer Catherine Panebianco was a child, her family moved around North America a lot: by the time she entered high school she had had maybe 10 different homes – “in Pennsylvania, Georgia, a couple places in California, two places in New York…”. One constant, though, was a set of photographic slides. Her father, Glenn, ...
Tags: Family, Photography, New York, California, US, Toronto, Culture, Art and design, North America, Glenn, Pennsylvania Georgia, Catherine Panebianco, Panebianco


SOTD 20.11.2020

Perfume PosseSOTD 20.11.2020 A SOTD (Scent Of The Day) thread is a really good conversation generator. The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseSOTD 20.11.2020
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Who Is Your Fictional Parenting Role Model?

We talked earlier this week about how our own parents helped shape—in ways both good and bad—how we parent our own kids. But the truth is that we are not influenced solely by our own upbringing; no, we are also influenced by the fictional parenting of some of our favorite TV and film characters.Read more...
Tags: Family, TV, Movies, Lifehacks


Experts fear Thanksgiving COVID spikes—Can you have your turkey and stay healthy too ?

Holiday travel and family gatherings will bolster America's already growing number of coronavirus cases, experts warn.The CDC recommends families celebrating with people outside their quarantine households follow extra precautions.For families staying physically distant, there remain many ways to connect with each other this Thanksgiving. Like any holiday, Thanksgiving has always had challenges mixed in with the fun. There are maddening travel logistics, crafting a dinner to meet everyone's die...
Tags: Health, Family, Cdc, Relationships, America, Communication, Society, Cnn, Public Health, Netflix, United States, Innovation, Cbs, Associated Press, Friendships, Tripadvisor


Pandemic could lead to profound shift in parenting roles, say experts

Men are spending more time with their children and businesses are seeing economic benefits of flexible workingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe year 2020 has been transformative for how society sees fatherhood, and could produce the most profound shift in caring responsibilities since the second world war, according to researchers, business leaders and campaigners.Research has shown that while women bore the brunt of extra childcare during the initial coronavirus lo...
Tags: Family, Women, Society, UK News, Working From Home, Men, Parents and parenting, Inequality, Coronavirus


Pandemic could lead to most profound shift in parenting roles since WWII, say experts

Men spending more time with their children and businesses seeing economic benefits of flexible workingThe year 2020 has been transformative for how society sees fatherhood, and could produce the most profound shift in caring responsibilities since the second world war, according to researchers, business leaders and campaigners.Research has shown that while women bore the brunt of extra childcare during the initial coronavirus lockdown and are being disproportionately impacted by the economic fal...
Tags: Family, Women, Society, UK News, Working From Home, Men, Parents and parenting, Inequality, Coronavirus


Q&A Sessions: Legacy of giving, borne from poverty

Sello Hatang has been chief executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation for 12 years and has learned the value of kindness and to strive for excellence. He talks to Athandiwe Saba about how he values his difficult upbringing and to find time for those who matter the most The post Q&A Sessions: Legacy of giving, borne from poverty appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Family, Kindness, National, Drake, Oprah, Nelson Mandela Foundation, Athandiwe Saba, South Africa (country, Sello Hatang, Subs-only, World Kindness Day


Colette: former French Resistance member confronts fascism and family trauma after 75 years

On the anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg trials, 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine confronts her past by visiting the Nazi concentration camp in Germany where her brother was killed. As a young girl, she had been a member of the French resistance and had always refused to set foot in Germany. That changes when a young history student named Lucie enters her life. Prepared to reopen old wounds and revisit the terrors of that time, Marin-Catherine offers important lessons Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Family, France, Germany, History, Holocaust, Second world war, Weapons technology, Nazi, Nuremberg, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Colette, Lucie, Dark Tourism, Forced Labour, Colette Marin Catherine


Colette: former French Resistance fighter confronts fascism and family trauma after 75 years

On the anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg trials, 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine confronts her past by visiting the German concentration camp where her brother was killed. As a young girl, she fought the Nazis as a member of the French Resistance. For 74 years, she has refused to step foot in Germany, but that changes when a young history student named Lucie enters her life. Prepared to reopen old wounds and revisit the terrors of that time, Marin-Catherine offers important lessons f...
Tags: Europe, Family, France, Germany, Nazis, History, Holocaust, Second world war, Weapons technology, Nuremberg, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Colette, Lucie, Dark Tourism, Forced Labour, Colette Marin Catherine


'I'll never be the same again': facing family trauma in a Nazi concentration camp

Filmmaker Anthony Giacchino and producer Alice Doyard explain how a young history student persuaded Colette, 90, to visit the German concentration camp where her brother diedThe new Guardian documentary, Colette, follows the remarkable story of a former member of the French resistance, as she travels to Germany for the first time to the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp where her brother died 75 years ago. Persuaded to go on the journey by history student Lucie, 17, the pair support one another ...
Tags: Psychology, Europe, Family, France, Germany, History, Holocaust, Second world war, Weapons technology, Nazism, Colette, Lucie, Anthony Giacchino, Forced Labour, Alice Doyard, Mittelbau Dora


Yes, more and more young adults are living with their parents – but is that necessarily bad?

When the Pew Research Center recently reported that the proportion of 18-to-29-year-old Americans who live with their parents has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps you saw some of the breathless headlines hyping how it's higher than at any time since the Great Depression.From my perspective, the real story here is less alarming than you might think. And it's actually quite a bit more interesting than the sound bite summary. For 30 years I've been studying 18-to-29-year-olds, an age...
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