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Why I Don’t Share Pictures of my Child Online

Why I Don’t Share Pictures of my Child Online I don’t share pictures of my child online, but I know that many other bloggers and small businesses do. So I know that this is a controversial subject. This post is in no way intended to be a judgement of others. It’s purely a discussion of the reasons why I don’t …

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3 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Raise Feminist Children

3 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Raise Feminist Children As a proud feminist, I make a big effort to raise ragamuffin with feminist values. I’d like to think that as she grows up that feminism will no longer be ‘a movement’ but will become a way of life. As much as I’d love for that to happen over the next couple …

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5 Reasons Why Girls Should Watch Doc McStuffins

5 Reasons Why Girls Should Watch Doc McStuffins Ah the TV. The ‘evil’ machine that you swear your children will never watch, until your toddler drops their naps and you need just 5 minutes peace! For me it’s a necessary evil from time to time. So I figured if it’s going to be on, I’d like to at least make …

What is Gender Neutral clothing? What you need to know

What is Gender Neutral clothing? What you need to know I recently had a conversation with my sister which made me think about the question what is gender neutral clothing? We’d both seen a Facebook post from Let Clothes Be Clothes about the Mothercare clothing range My K being marketed as unisex. This collection is made up of almost all …

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7 Positive Female Characters for Halloween

7 Positive Female Characters for Halloween Do you need ideas for positive female characters for Halloween? Look no further. Here are my top 7 positive female characters for your ragamuffins to dress up as this year. Doc McStuffins There was only one place to start with my list of positive female characters for Halloween. Doc is a big favourite in …

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3 Easy Ways to Teach Children About Consent

3 Easy Ways to Teach Children About Consent It’s important to teach children about consent from a young age. Often when people think about the subject of consent they think about sexual assault or rape. We need to teach children about consent before they’re even in their teens. As children they need to learn about body autonomy, forced intimacy and …

Sexism In Disney's The Jungle Book

Shocking Sexism in Disney’s The Jungle Book

Shocking Sexism in Disney’s The Jungle Book I was recently horrified to find some really blatant sexism in Disney’s The Jungle Book (1967). It is widely accepted that the traditional Disney Princess films are sexist. In most Disney Princess films, not the more recent, a male character saves a female character from distress. In a bid to avoid exposing ragamuffin …

John Lewis Are To Recognise Kids As Individuals

John Lewis are to Recognize Kids as Individuals – How Dare They?

John Lewis are to recognize kids as individuals! Finally, a high-street brand has seen children for what they are, real people – not just a set of genitals. Hurrah! So What is Happening? John Lewis will now be labelling kids clothes with ‘boys & girls’ rather than ‘boys’ or ‘girls’. They will now also have one big section for kids …

Sexism Within Clarks' Girl Shoes Collection

Sexism Within Clarks’ Girl Shoes Collection Matters

Sexism Within Clarks’ Girl Shoes Collection Matters Sexism within Clarks’ girl shoes collection has gained a lot of media attention recently. This is a deep rooted problem within society that goes beyond shoes. The ‘Dolly Babe’ In 2017 you don’t expect to find discrimination as obvious as the recently publicised sexism within Clarks’ girl shoes collection. I was horrified to read …