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We Need To Call Out Rural Racism. Nature Is For Everyone To Enjoy

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This story is part of Black Ballad's takeover of HuffPost UK, a week-long series by Black women on parenting, family, and our post-Covid future. We've learned many lessons from the pandemic, but the two that stand out for me are intrinsically linked: the need for us to connect with nature , and the fact the inequalities in our country, particularly around race and class, can no longer be ignored. During the surreal time where we were confined to our homes, our thirst for the outdoors was heightened. Of course, we'd enjoyed it before this, but suddenly the need for greenery and fresh air...
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The Struggle Of Finding The Right Childcare As A Black Parent

The Struggle Of Finding The Right Childcare As A Black Parent

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This story is part of Black Ballad's takeover of HuffPost UK, a week-long series by Black women on parenting, family, and our post-Covid future. After having my first child, I quickly found that time became my greatest enemy. There was never enough of it to do all the things I needed to. Each day that passed brought the end of my maternity leave closer - I would have to leave my child, but first, I needed to find childcare that wouldn't break the bank or send my mum guilt into overdrive. There aren't many options available when it comes to low-cost childcare where we live in north-west...
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