Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Review

Welcome to the first installment of my monthly book club here at Raising a Ragamuffin HQ and I’m kicking it off with this Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls review. I have to say that this is probably my favourite book right now in our ever-expanding library. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a book about 100 inspirational women. …

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What is Body Image?

In a culture that seems to be more concerned with how people look than how they think, body image is becoming increasingly important. But what is body image? I lay down the facts in this post. The 2017 Dove Global Girls Beauty and Confidence report was conducted across 14 countries with 5,165 girls aged 10-17. Of the girls surveyed in …

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What is Gender Neutral Parenting?

What is Gender Neutral Parenting? Gender neutral parenting is a hot topic in parenting circles right now. I read that Paloma Faith has not revealed the gender of her child and intends to raise them as gender neutral. This seems a bit extreme, but I won’t judge anyone for their parenting choices. Choice Gender neutral parenting┬ácomes down to one thing …

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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 …

A Woman's Place is in the Resistance

Is Feminism Relevant Today?

Is Feminism Relevant Today? Is feminism relevant today? For me, there are so many reasons why feminism is very much still relevant today. I have highlighted some key issues on why feminism is relevant today and is needed more than it has been in a long time. In some countries girls are denied an education because of their gender According …

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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 …