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Motherhood and creativity

When she got pregnant, writer Hannah Khalil worried it would stymie her creative juices. Did it? Nah.

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My mother, my motherhood

Personal experiences of mothers and motherhood make up a new collection of writing. We’re delighted to be publishing a duo of extracts at Standard Issue.

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Magical thinking and motherhood

Being a former psychotherapist doesn’t leave you immune to making crazy promises with the world in a bid to have good things happen – as Taylor Glenn found out when she was pregnant.

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Painting a real picture of motherhood

The Honest Body Project encourages mothers to feel and be very proud of themselves – whether they’re stretchmarked to fuck or not. Two of Standard Issue’s mothers and one mother-to-be had a gander.

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Doodlebug

New(ish) mum Samantha Dooey-Miles is charting her life in doodles. In her last Doodlebug, she lists the things she’s had to bid farewell to.

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Doodlebug

New(ish) mum Samantha Dooey-Miles is charting her life in doodles. This week, she knows why her friends and relatives are so keen to join in the play.

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Dispatches from the Past

Hannah Kohler is furtling around in the British Library archives, unearthing some weird and wonderful stuff that sheds light on issues women are still dealing with today. This month, Victorian con women, or why you should never underestimate a lady.

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Doodlebug

New(ish) mum Samantha Dooey-Miles is charting her life in doodles. This week, she realises that one thing motherhood doesn’t change is whether you like kids in the first place.

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The dogs of (class) war

Jenny Evans’ documentary Rich Dog, Poor Dog shines a light on the wildly different lives of two pets in divided Britain. But, says Hannah Dunleavy, it reveals quite a lot more.

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Why I ❤️ Tenko

When Tenko first aired on the BBC in the early 80s, Alison Carr wasn’t even born yet. Hasn’t stopped her watching it shitloads since, though.