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16 sanity-saving articles and videos about motherhood

Following on for my blog post about the best books for mums, here are some more bite-sized bits of motherhood-related wisdom and musings to get your teeth into:

Busting the baby brain myth: Why motherhood makes minds sharper’ by Emma Young for New Scientist

A new way to think about the transition to motherhood’ by Alexandra Sacks for TED

So Kylie Jenner goes to Coachella without her baby? If I could, I’d do the same’ by Nell Frizzell for The Guardian

From smug to slummy: the myths of modern parenthood’ by Susie Measure for The Guardian

What Does It Actually Mean To “Dress Like a Mom”?’ by Pandora Sykes for Man Repeller

I’m a bad mother – and proud of it’ by Molly Gunn for The Telegraph

Getting real about women’s bodies after childbirth is refreshing and necessary’ by Laura Craik for The Pool

The ‘mommy wars’ are the patriarchy’s latest attempt to control women’ by Kim Lock for The Guardian

Kids Don’t Damage Women’s Careers — Men Do’ by Jessica Valenti for Medium

Serena Williams and the pleasure and pain of being a hard-working mother’ by Sali Hughes for The Pool

Why working mums are being sold an impossible dream about work/life balance — and how to set the record straight’ by Christine Armstrong for The Sunday Times (subscription required)

Breastfeeding wars: is breast really best?’ by Bryony Gordon for The Telegraph

Do women really need to choose between motherhood and art?’ By Hadley Freeman for The Guardian

Nearly 90 per cent of mothers feel guilty. The good news? You can conquer it’ by Lolo Borg for The Telegraph

I Am the One Woman Who Has It All’ by Kimberley Harrington for The New Yorker

I am the person who notices we are running out of toilet paper, and I rock: A tribute to moms everywhere’ by Ellen Seidman for Love That Max

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