Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes has a message for parents whose kids don't sleep: don't fall into the same traps she did. There's heaps of advice out there, and she took all of it. But did any of it work?
On Monday we published a piece where midwives spoke out about their concerns. They talked about how exhausted they are, how they're underpaid and overworked and underappreciated. Here are the responses to that piece
How can just a one hour change cause so much havoc in the lives of so many parents? Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes rants against daylight saving and gives tips on surviving this terrible, terrible time.
New Zealand’s midwife shortage has been in the news a lot in the past week – but the working conditions of midwives has been an issue for much, much longer. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes asked midwives to talk about why they do the vital work that they do.
Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes shares the fibs she tells at coffee groups to make her seem like a better parent than she really is.
How to get clicks and make a name for yourself as a columnist by slamming parents and being an asshole
Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes has a guide for mediocre columnists keen to drum up some manufactured outrage over Parents These Days.
How long can we fight? Emily Writes sees hope for the future at the Wellington march against rape culture
Today's protest at Parliament, organised by young Wellington women in response to the Wellington College scandal, was a protest against rape culture and in support of sexual consent education in schools. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes went along, and left feeling inspired and hopeful.
With two young children the nights can be long, so very, very long. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes writes about one marathon night among many.
We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today: Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes inspects the chicken nuggets at the Chipmunks indoor play centre.
To continue the thrills and spills of Murder Week, Emily Writes recalls a Sensing Murder-style haunting of her own... by 24 star Kiefer Sutherland.