Category Archives: Female

The real difference between girls and boys

This morning my five-year-old announced that he would be learning “how to tell the difference between girls and boys”. Like any self-respecting liberal parent, I found myself torn between thinking “cool – he’s ready for a frank, open discussion” and … Continue reading

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A Naming of Parts

This is a post from Mairi Campbell Jack; a poet who lives in Edinburgh with her daughter and blogs poetry at http://www.alumpinthethroat.wordpress.com and tweets @lumpinthethroat. It originally appeared on DorkyMum. One of the strange things to observe in babies is … Continue reading

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Itchy bit.

Last night our friends, Doctor Power and Docter Gandamou, came over for dinner with their three children. The family is an example of elegance and beauty. Doc Power is tall, blonde and stunning, Doc G has dark eyes and a … Continue reading

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Woman! Know thy bits!

A post I wrote when musing on the fact that I spent much of my childhood not even knowing what I had down below – and I’m still not sure what all of it’s called! So, I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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Dear Vulva

Dear Vulva, A little story for you- My mum and 4 or 5 year old me, sat in the doctors waiting room- – Me (Precocious reader)- “Mummy- What’s a Virginia” (How I had pronounced it not how it was spelt- Vagina) … Continue reading

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