Linda Jane Keegan

Linda Jane Keegan is an environmental educator, writer, and parent. Her first book Things in the Sea Are Touching Me! was shortlisted in the 2019 New Zealand Children's Book Awards.

Oct 30, 2019

A field guide to field guides

Shags, spiders, salps and seaweeds: get amongst it with our field guide to the best New Zealand field guides.

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May 21, 2018

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: on the exclusion of children from public places

Every parent has probably felt the disapproving eyes of others at some point when out with their offspring. Linda Jane Keegan challenges that undeniable feeling that kids just aren’t welcome anywhere.

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Sep 13, 2017

Have you tried?: On the nightmare of stupid unsolicited advice

Almost every sleep-deprived parent is used to the "smile and nod" when they're given unsolicited advice. Linda Jane Keegan is over it. Here she tells us why.

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Jun 9, 2017

I won’t suddenly be well: On the pain of not being the mother you want to be

An essay by Linda Jane Keegan about postnatal depression, coming out the other side, and the knowledge that you'll forever be changed.

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