Reading List

Not as boring as it sounds!  These guys and gals offer some of the best support and literature for parents (not parenting literature) around.  Also some fabulous equality-focused children's books which are great for raising strong and sensitive children of all genders.

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MOTHER PUKKA

Anna Whitehouse was one of the first to talk normally about parenting and parent life. She tells is like it is and campaigns for flexible working right for mums and dads. 

motherpukka.co.uk

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HURRAH FOR GIN

Because sometimes you need a glass of wine (or gin) to get through it. Good for laughs.

hurrahforgin.com

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HOW NOT TO HATE YOUR HUSBAND AFTER KIDS

by Jancee Dunn.  Sage advice - you're not alone!

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SELFISH MOTHER & FATHER INC

Inconvenient truths and unparalleled support.  Mamas and papas just like you tell it like it is, straight from the from the coal face.  Word.

Selfish Mother / Father Inc

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New (and Not-So-New) Mum's Notebook

By Amy Ransom, who knows a bit about life on the coalface.

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Young gums

Be inspired not only by our &Breathe food but by Beth's awesome recipes, introducing fresh ideas to your family table.

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THE POOL

No time to peruse the Sunday papers like you used to?  The Pool is all about bite-sized great journalism, relevant and thought-provoking, supportive and good for a laugh.  You can even search for features based on the time you have available, which is a definite win.

The Pool

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DELAYED GRATIFICATION

Delayed Gratification is the world’s first Slow Journalism magazine. It’s a beautiful printed quarterly publication which revisits the events of the previous three months to see what happened after the dust settled and the news agenda moved on. It is proud to be ‘Last to Breaking News’.  So you can finally catch up on what's happened!

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The Fourth Trimester

Taking a realistic, funny and supportive look at postnatal life for mums and dads, with contributions from writers, influencers and normal mamas!  A real life mag and excellent blog.

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Lionheart

It will leave you feeling peachy good and roaring from the inside and out into the world. We love.

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Breathe

A super publication focusing on mindfulness, breathing and making space for yourself.  No relation!

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Rebel Girls

Now in its second edition, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls brings a spotlight on to the fascinating stories of strong women of history and the modern day.

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Boys who dare to be different

Stories for and about boys and men who make their mark in history and refuse to conform to the stereotypical idea of what a man 'should' be...  

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OTIS & THEA LEMON

Disillusioned with the lack of diversity in children’s books, Mark Lemon (with two mixed-race children of his own) decided to create a series of exciting story books with non-white characters. With thrilling tales and beautiful adventures, the Otis & Thea Lemon series is fast becoming a firm favourite in family households.

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FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in.

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