Mid-kids milestone #WhichOneIsMummy

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“I have two mummies and a bump” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE And just like that, the whirlwind sunshine child has begun her school days without any hesitation – she skipped on in. Typical of this energetic, fun-loving, crazy kid, and we loved how she didn’t look back. After her first day, we asked her what her [….]

How To Be Amazingly Happy!

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DIVA talks happiness, reinvention and childlessness with performer, theatre-maker and director Victoria Firth BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK After running the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield for 12 years, Victoria Firth has returned to her ambition to act. Her autobiographical solo show, How To Be Amazingly Happy!, deals with social and personal perceptions of childless [….]

Toys will be toys: Barbie brand releases first gender-neutral dolls

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“Knowing we’ve created something that makes [children] feel recognised, that’s a beautiful thing” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Barbie-brand Mattel has launched the first range of gender-neutral dolls under the name, Creatable World. On their website, the company states, “In our world, dolls are as limitless as the kids who play with them. Introducing Creatable [….]

FILM REVIEW: They

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How do you raise a child as gender neutral? BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Louisa Rechenbach’s short documentary They accompanies a young family who chose to keep the biological sex of their baby a secret in order to prevent people from having preconceived notions about their gender. The film has been selected to be shown [….]

Looking to start a family? Visit the Fertility Show London 1-3 November 2019

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The London Fertility Show is for those who want to start a family – and Cryos International will be there to guide you! BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL  Every year The Fertility Show London has thousands of visitors who use the event as a place to learn, listen and discover more before embarking on their fertility journeys. Over [….]