Teenagers’ actions touch everyone’s lives

HE SAYS THAT ALL HIS MOM DOES is cry and that his parents won’t look at him. This breaks my heart. I have compassion and sympathy for the kid who lent his parents’ van to an improperly licensed driver after a party at his home. The driver, possibly under the influence of weed, if his … Continue reading

Looking for mothers to write a short piece for Mother Ink.

Hi everyone. We are currently looking for new material for Mother Ink. If you are a parent, and have a story you would like to share that relates to parenting, please comment below or email zanni.arnot@gmail.com. All experiences and styles of writing are welcome! We are trying to create an archive of mothering experiences, and … Continue reading

A Love of Mothering…

This is Belinda’s beautiful account of being a mother of three. She has graciously accepted the ups and downs of being a parent, and sees mothering as a gift. Belinda lives near Newcastle, NSW and is expecting her fourth baby later this year. I am a firm believer that there is never going to be … Continue reading

Birth Beyond Hollywood

One of my favourite bloggers, Park Confessional, has very recently given birth to her second child. Her birth was a profound and beautiful experience…two times lucky. This piece featured recently on Park Confessional. If you would like to read more from her blog, you won’t be disappointed. Please say hello from Mother Ink. The Day … Continue reading

Motherwriter

Karina is writing her PhD and has two children. She also writes a blog karinaquinn.wordpress.com. Karina shares her experiences about how she manages and struggles with her two obligations and loves – her children and her writing.  Thank you Karina for sharing this beautiful piece of writing with Mother Ink. I finished my chapter (for now) … Continue reading