Mommy Blogging

Mommy Bloggers Are Working Women, Too

Kerry Sauriol | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kerry Sauriol

As part of her attempts to win the womens' vote for this election, Christy Clark and her various women and mom-focused ministers have been inviting moms and working women to small round table discussions to raise awareness about what the Liberal government can do to help mothers and working mothers in particular. The biggest issue that was brought up over and over was childcare. Due to love of career or by pure financial necessity, more women are working AND raising families and AFFORDABLE childcare has to be part of this juggling act. However what was emphasized also was FLEXIBLE childcare. Why? Because working mothers are not settling back into traditional 9-to-5 positions or even the few remaining shift work employment available out there. What are working mothers doing now? We are creating our OWN work.

That Mom Losing Patience With Her Son? Don't Judge Her

The Purple Fig | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

When I became a mother five years ago I naively assumed that having a child meant a woman had grown up. Gone would be the petty insecurities, comparisons and judgements that women so cruelly share during the teenage years and beyond. I was wrong.

Mommy Blogging: a Step Back for Feminism?

The Purple Fig | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

Over the years I have seen women work hard in many different ways to promote positive change in the area of gender inequality. That is, until the setback of the "Mommy Blog."