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Mum Photographs Five-Year-Old As Inspiring Feminist Heroes To Prove She Can Be Whoever She Wants To Be

A mum and her five-year-old daughter created an inspiring photo project honouring feminist heroes throughout history. Jessica Solarcyzk, 37, a photographer from Pennsylvania in the US, originally photographed her daughter, Emerson Rose, as Rosie the Riveter, for her 87-year-old grandmother. The idea turned into a photo series following a conversation Solarcyzk had with her daughter…

I Didn’t Sleep

I didn’t sleep. For the two nights that you spent making your descent into the world, your pushes and shoves becoming more insistent as you drew ever closer to your journey’s end. ‘Mummy,’ your sharp movements told me as you determinedly moved forward. ‘I’m coming. I need you.’ As you made your tricky traverse, your…

Mums Strip Off To Fight Body-Shaming In The ‘Humans Uncensored Project’

A mum who photographed herself naked in a stand against body-shaming, has inspired other mothers to strip down to their underwear to help bring up their children to be body confident. Lacey Barratt describes herself as “fiercely passionate about bodies” and her ‘Humans Uncensored Project’ features bodies in all their glory. “My reasoning for doing this? I would…

How A Toddler’s Wise Words Helped Mother Pukka Come To Terms With A Miscarriage

After miscarriage, solace can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. When Anna Whitehouse, from London, was coping with the grief of losing a baby, she could have kicked herself for having told her toddler she was pregnant.  Little did the mum-of-one realise that her daughter Mae would help counsel her through the loss.  Mae displayed a three-year-old’s…

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