Holly Wainwright, Mamamia

Holly Wainwright


Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Holly:

OPINION: The world is convulsing as it realises Kim Kardashian is not a shitty person.

Kim Kardashian has visited the White House and President Trump to try tackle America's enormous problem with over-incarceration. → Read More

The world watched as Prince Harry found out what every new dad knows to be true.

During the Prince Harry announcement this morning, he couldn't shake a smile off his face. He had just realised what his wife Meghan Markle was capable of. → Read More

The 11 questions Australian women want to ask the boss of the NRL

Does the NRL have a problem with women, and the 10 other questions women are asking. Mamamia's Holly Wainwright gets the answers from CEO Todd Greenberg. → Read More

Brexit explained in one very simple analogy about a dirty, dirty skirt.

If you've ever asked "What Is Brexit?" we have a simple - gross - analogy for you. Imagine that a public vote had left a big, stinking mess in your lap... → Read More

Jordan Peterson has a problem with women.

Dr Jordan Peterson has a problem with women. Holly Wainwright writes about Jordan Peterson Australia show, and comments made about women. → Read More

This empty chair is a tiny window into the reality of thousands of Australian women's lives.

While millions of streamers watched in horror as a man assaulted his wife as he streamed himself playing Fortnite, we must remember this is not a lone case. → Read More

'Why no-one is marching in the streets about Nicole Cartwright's murder.'

Nicole Cartwright death: Holly Wainright's opinion on the sad reason Nicole Cartwright's murder has not been national news, like it should be. → Read More

The new celebrities who should come with a health warning.

Health influencers: Holly Wainwright weighs in on the new celebrities who are the basis of her second novel, How To Be Perfect → Read More

“‘As a mother,’ I know why mothers hate those three words. And why we keep on using them.”

Mothers versus non mothers: author and mum Holly Wainwright weights in on some people using the phrase 'as a mother' and how that makes some women feel. → Read More

Things we learned last night: Natalie Joyce might just be the classiest woman in Australia.

Natalie Joyce is all class in the face of the Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion Sunday Night interview for which they were paid $150k: Barnaby Joyce wife → Read More

The guilty republican’s guide to the very best bits of the royal wedding.

royal wedding highlights: Prince Harry has married Meghan Markle, they've both got new names and here are the highlights of an almost perfect wedding. → Read More

"Just cry, go on. It’s brutal. I know." The letter to my 'new mum' self I wish I'd had.

The Motherhood Jamila Rizvi extract: Holly Wainwright writes the letter to her 'new mum' self she wished she'd read when she had her first baby. → Read More

HOLLY WAINWRIGHT: “If you think you’re excellent at everything, you might just be right.”

It's the new call to arms. We need to destroy the confidence gap, reduce self doubt and become more confident. With advice from Reese Witherspoon too. → Read More

If you think ball-tampering is our national sporting shame, you haven't met Matt Lodge.

Why are we outraged about ball tampering? If you think ball-tampering is our national sporting shame, you haven't met Matt Lodge. → Read More

HOLLY WAINWRIGHT: ‘My daughter asked me why she has hair on her legs and I don’t.’

When children ask questions about shaving their legs, things can get complicated. Is this the time to bring up patriarchy? Or only that razors are sharp? → Read More

Many new school parents are about to learn that kindy hours are bullsh*t.

Primary school school pick up hours are hard for working parents and early finishes make life extra complicated. Does it have to be this way? → Read More

'I'm fatter than I've ever been, but I've never felt better at the beach.'

I am robbing myself of all the little joys that this body can bring me while I am alive and healthy and able. Beach body happy. → Read More

The #sheknew movement could tear #metoo apart.

Meryl Streep responds to Rose McGowan: Streep has responded to allegations of hypocrisy and silence from Weinstein victim Rose McGowan. → Read More

CULT BUY: The non-frumpy swimsuit with sleeves.

If you love the ocean but don't love bikinis, you'll love the full coverage of the non-frumpy swimsuit with sleeves that'll suit all bodies. → Read More

The 32 thoughts every parent has at the school carol concert.

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Unless you're stuck to a plastic chair in a sweltering hall at the school carol concert, → Read More