The ridiculous things people ask women who are about to get married

2016-01-25 14:54

"Are you going to lose all that weight for the wedding?" Columnist Cath Jenkin asks why only women are asked these idiotic questions.

Stop aiming adverts at mothers only

2015-11-09 00:00

When was the last time you saw an advert with a single woman or dads as a subject? Columnist Cath Jenkin shares why she's frustrated with advertisers.

Can we be BFFs for life?

2015-04-20 10:53

Cath Jenkin tests whether friendships can survive the winds of change from our 20s to 30s.

You CAN be happy as a single parent family

2014-10-03 14:54

Being a single parent can be difficult but that doesn't mean you can't be happy.

Holding on to mementos

2014-03-18 11:05

In this digital age, there is something special about keeping handwritten momentos.

What do I get him for Christmas?

2013-12-04 13:18

Cath Jenkin has a million gift ideas, but nothing says what she wants them to.

It does not come naturally

2013-07-16 11:57

Don't feel bad if you don't feel an instant bond with your newborn baby.

Everybody’s talking… in their sleep

2013-06-25 12:00

Don't freak out if you hear conversations in the night.

Learning to say it out loud

2013-02-01 12:13

Do you talk to your daughter about her weight?

Validating our scars

2012-10-18 14:44

We all have scars, but we can learn from them, suggests Cath Jenkin.


Why I stopped using anti-depressants

2015-12-09 09:19

It's been five years and Cath Jenkin shares with us her decision to get off the pill.

Things I learnt when I got airbrushed

2015-05-06 13:59

What you look like first thing in the morning vs. filtered airbrushed pictures are very different things. Cath Jenkin decided to merge the two to see what happens.

Your mother once missed a menstrual cycle

2015-01-12 11:59

Cath Jenkin wants you to be proud of your period, and not to feel that awkward and shameful.

The lost art of board games

2014-03-25 13:23

In this digital age, are our children missing out on the fun of board games?

Parental purchase panic!

2014-02-05 12:18

Stop! You don't need all that baby gear!

After Cinderella

2013-07-18 14:30

Who are your kids’ real life role models once they've outgrown cartoon characters?

Dreams for my daughter

2013-07-04 14:16

What are the dreams you have for your children?

She’s such a good kid

2013-06-20 13:34

Luck has nothing to do with having a 'good' kid, says Cath Jenkin.

Mommy has tattoos (and that’s okay)

2012-11-12 13:21

Sometimes the worst person to judge you is yourself.

Star charts and surprises

2012-10-03 15:43

Using star charts and rewards is a great way to get your kid to do their chores.

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