Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
Mamamia.com.au is one of Australia’s most popular websites for females under 40, discussing the latest trends, issues and what everyone’s buzzing about.
“Australia is suffering from an empathy deficit. A deficit so deep that I fear we may never repay it.”
We’re not all winners: Kathy Wilson shares tips on how to prepare a child’s self-esteem for adult life.
The You Can Play campaign has brought together all the major professional sports in Australia to make their sports welcome to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Daniel Howes is running the City2Surf this year, in memory of his daughter Tricia Hope, who was stillborn.
Thok Johnson fled Sudan as a child, and was separated from his family. Now they have reunited, and Johnson has become a nurse and returned to Sudan to help his people.
The graphic photographs of Wilfred de Bruijn after being brutally beaten in a hate crime are helping make change. – Warning, this post contains graphic images.
Brett Adamson became a nurse because he wanted to help people, but he quickly discovered that as a man, you’re never just a nurse, you’re always a “male nurse.”
When Kevin Cotter’s ex-wife left, she told him he could do whatever he wanted to with her wedding dress… She probably wasn’t expecting this.
The old you would never believe it.
Approaching 80 years strong, Reverend W Wilson Goode, Sr., still serves the community.
Poverty, violence, sexism, racism – all of these and others compound the messy and complex realities tackled by social workers.
All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.
Funny, sweet video about the value of guys and girls being friends.
Less can come in many forms. You can have fewer things, you can do fewer things, you can use fewer things, you can focus on fewer things.
Thaddeus Howze knows what it’s like to eat pavement, have his glasses cracked, and made to bleed because he “fit the description”, so this video strikes him to his core.
The fact that our leaders still meet black anger with riot shields and stun grenades is a clear sign that we don’t yet know how to fully care for each other.
Look out Eminem. This dad can really rip it up!
Hart Reiniger tells the story of his dad, his ultimate hero despite having to rectify feelings for the man he idolized against the one who cruelly rejected him as an adult.
We know sexism hurts women. But we need to be reminded that it hurts men, too.
When men hear “good job”, they’re brought into the light. That can be the most vulnerable place to be.
Dave Lesser breaks down the best- and worst-case scenarios that could result from some of his more questionable parental lessons that he’s been passing down to his children.