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Category Archives: Shame

  • Will motherhood and guilt always be interlinked?

    • May 10, 2017
    • Neer Korn

    Our latest study, Mums of Young Ones: Understanding Modern Motherhood looks at the attitudes, behaviour, stresses and joys of Australian mothers with young children. While much has changed when it comes to priorities and lifestyle, many things have not.

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  • We need to talk about Formula

    • May 9, 2017
    • Neer Korn

    The majority of mums would like to breast feed their newborns. After all everyone, including doctors and nurses, tells them that breast is best. But what happens to those mums who simply can’t breastfeed, for whom due to any number of medical reasons simply cannot or find it too painful to breast feed? Nobody seems to want to talk to them about formula.

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    09

  • We need to talk about extra-curricular activities

    • November 13, 2015
    • Neer Korn

    Whenever I conduct group discussions with parents about their finances an intense conversation about extra-curricular activities follows. Our most recent study Middle Income Families: Lifestyle & Priorities was no exception. Parents lament that the cost of all their children’s various activities is simply too high and invariably uncomfortable compromises have to be made.

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  • Watching television has become shameful

    • January 28, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    Ask people about their favourite television advertisements and increasingly the response is: “I don’t watch much TV anymore.” Mention a particularly popular ad, however, and chances are they’ve all seen it more than once. Australians don’t like to admit they watch television and will readily understate how much they do. It seems to have become shameful.

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