Mother’s Day 2021: what to do?

After a year of missed and cancelled celebrations, Mother’s Day is fast approaching. For so many families, our mums are the backbone of emotional and practical support, brought even more into focus during lockdown, where many of us students returned to our family homes. Spending such an extended period at home meant it was easy […]

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Behind the Rose Tint

Last year, the UK spent £1.6 billion on Mother’s Day. On all the flower bouquets and pretty cards perfect for her. Obscured by this commercialised, rose-tinted celebration of Mother’s Day are the wider issues surrounding motherhood.  It is Mothering Sunday morning and we tell our mum it’s her one “day off” from all domestic tasks. […]

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How to celebrate Mother’s Day when you’re away from home

Celebrating all things motherhood, last Sunday, families came together to show appreciation and love for their mums. Being at university can mean that you might not be able to physically be with your mum on the day, but don’t let distance stop you from showing your love. Here are some student-friendly ideas to let your […]