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The one with the Surrogate

  If you have watched F.R.I.E.N.D.S, you might remember how the show took a modern stance on motherhood.  **spoiler alert**   We saw Phoebe agreeing to be the surrogate mother for her brother and his wife. Then we saw Rachel as a single mother (at first). In the final season, we saw […]


Time for an Honest Conversation About Motherhood

Do you know those beautiful, pleasant and enchanting articles that are written each year specifically for Mother’s Day?  This is not one of them. This is an honest conversation we need to have about motherhood. /From the perspective of young, modern women in a post-feminist, urban, western reality/ There was […]


The dwindling concept of ‘home’

My New Year begins with a trip to the train station at 5:30am on the 1st. I board a train, arms laden with bags, ready to relocate. Again. I’m heading for what will be my seventh country. I would not be able to say how many houses, but it must […]