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I’ve always been a feminist but a quiet one. On International Women’s Day 2017 I gave birth to my daughter and I no longer want to be a quiet feminist. Having her has made me think so much about how...Read More
In my opinion you can never have too many books, especially in this digital age. I love buying books for myself but even more I love buying books for Margot. There are some amazing and inspiring books out there for...Read More
If you're ever unsure of what books and toys to buy the girl in your life then look no further for A Mighty Girl has the answer! The co-founders of www.amightygirl.com Carolyn Danckaert and Aaron Smith, based in the US,...Read More
Have you ever found it difficult to find a book for the girl in your life that has a strong female lead who doesn’t ultimately need rescuing by her male counterpart? You’re not alone. Watch this video to see just...Read More
This is such a brilliant and important TED talk about raising confident girls. By constantly telling our girls to be careful we are just perpetuating this myth that girls are more delicate and weaker than boys. However, biologically we know...Read More
There are so many inspiring girls and women in the world that are strong role models for our girls. But right now while Margot is so young I realise that her most important role models are her father and I....Read More
On International Women’s Day 2015, March 8, at a UN Women conference in New York Meghan Markle, a UN Women ambassador, gave a speech in which she discussed gender equality. After seeing this speech it is obvious that she is...Read More
A friend recently confided in me about her 11 year old niece who is struggling to settle into secondary school and whose confidence is taking a big hit. She wanted to know any thoughts I might have on how she...Read More
When I saw Jo Swinson, Director, Equal Power Consulting, at TEDxWhitehallWomen her talk, “Making family time” had a huge impact on me especially as I was pregnant with Margot. I always knew I wanted Nick and I to share the...Read More
“Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.” – Clementine Paddleford Never play the princess when you can be the queen: rule the kingdom, swing a scepter, wear a crown of gold. Don’t dance in glass slippers,...Read More
Wow, this talk is so beautiful, moving and important. It has put into words so much of what I have learnt with thanks to the Alexander Technique. This understanding that ‘we own our emotions, they don’t own us’. To learn...Read More
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