While scrolling through Facebook, one of my friends had shared a post from a young woman who had given birth this year and was pledging her support for #butnotmaternity campaign. The post had gone viral, clearly striking a chord with a lot of people. What hit me hardest was a picture this brave woman had … Continue reading Pandemic Parenting: Abbie’s story
Today Bethan Jones talks to us about a campaign very close to her heart. Ellementatal Mama is campaigning to Incorporate single parents as a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010. As a single parent herself, Bethan is highly supportive of this cause. When this wonderful ladies’ email appeared in the Parenthood Matters inbox, it was … Continue reading Incorporate single parents as a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010
Things have seemed a bit quiet around here, haven’t they? So I thought I should give you all a quick update about what’s been going on. Most of us at Parenthood Matters are returning to work as our Maternity Leave ends. Certainly been a shock to the system! We’ll be sharing stories about how our … Continue reading What’s going on?
In our second instalment of “Pandemic Parenting”, we feature Johanne’s story. Johanne was in her third trimester of pregnancy when the UK went into lockdown, and so gave birth to her beautiful baby boy in the midst of the pandemic. This is her story. Want your story featured? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org What a year … Continue reading Pandemic Parenting: Johanne’s Story