Help I got baby fever!

Baby fever: “A strong emotional urge to have a child.” ; “The yearning one gets after holding, seeing, or being around a baby. Typically happens in childless women of a young age.” This has been me for a couple of years now. I’ve always said, that if I don’t have a partner who wants children by the time I’m 40, I will raise a child on my own. It’s true. Fortunately for me, Saapjen wants children too. Fortunately for him, I want to wait. It’s pretty difficult to wait though.

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What I want to let anyone know who’s struggling with talking in groups

During all 3 years of my bachelor, I have opened my mouth voluntarily perhaps 10 times in total. 20 times at most. Universities in the Netherlands pay special attention to having lively debates – tutorials – in which 15 students or less try to solve a challenge by discussing what they’ve read. With around 2 tutorials each week, I had approximately 216 tutorials to get over my fear of public speaking. Only this year – after receiving my degree – I’m finally learning how to take control. The covid-circumstances have helped, but there are some other things I learned that I want to share with you.

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Diversity on children’s television: GEWOON. BLOOT.

As someone with a deep desire to have children one day, I’m already thinking about how to teach them to be unapologetically themselves. Social media isn’t going to go away any time soon, so how would I handle that as a parent? How would I handle the insecurities that come with having an online self? Body image issues are part of puberty sure, but I will take any strategy that can prevent this, or at least make it less awful. You can imagine how happy I was finding a television show that exposes children to real, normal and different kinds of bodies!

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