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Holly Wainwright


Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Past articles by Holly:

OPINION: 'Pete Evans is not a truth-teller. He's just a narcissist who makes nice salads.'

Don't be fooled by his line that everyone wants to silence him. → Read More

What we're not saying about the arrest of 'disgraced footballer' Dean Laidley.

Dean Laidley arrest: His photos are all over the media but no one is talking about his crimes, crimes that are committed against women by men every day. → Read More

'Parents like me will never, ever miss isolation.'

lockdown special needs: We don't have the kind of family we can raise, teach and nurture alone. By ourselves, we're not coping. → Read More

HOLLY WAINWRIGHT: "And they said we couldn't work from home."

Parents working from home: Holly Wainwright on why the coronavirus pandemic proves working from home and flexible working hours is possible for parents. → Read More

"Today I found my friend crying outside the chemist. And I couldn't touch her."

Coronavirus social distancing: When Holly Wainwright saw her friend crying outside a chemist, she realised she couldn't hug her. → Read More

In January, Australians came together in adversity. Today, we feel miles apart.

The coronavirus Australia response and why it's miles away from how we responded to the bushfires. Has our kindness disappeared? → Read More

Holly Wainwright: "I am a 48-year-old woman and I am fine."

This International Women's Day, Holly Wainwright discusses what life in your 40s is like. She shares how career and family life has changed over the years. → Read More

Being famous is not a dream job in 2020. It's a dangerous one.

In 2020, becoming famous is a career goal for many. But examples including MAFS' Hayley Vernon and Love Island's Caroline Flack highlight the dark reality. → Read More

HOLLY WAINWRIGHT: 11 things I’ve learned in 10 years of being a mother.

Parenting 10 year old girl: With a decade of parenting under her belt, Holly Wainwright reflects on the lessons she's learnt raising her daughter. → Read More

Go to Lord Howe Island before the rest of the world finds out it's on the World's Best list.

Lord Howe Island was recently featured on the Lonely Planet's World's Best list. Here are a few reasons and many glorious photos to convince you to go ASAP. → Read More

"I shared my 'I Don't' list. Now a whole lot of Aussie women are sharing theirs."

My I Don't List: Holly Wainwright shared her 'I Don't' list with the world. Now a whole lot of Australian women have shared theirs. → Read More

Every woman has an 'I Don't' list. And it's about time we shared them.

Holly Wainwright shares her 'I Don't List' and you should do the same. Throw out the to-do list, and decide on what you don't do. → Read More

Prince George is six. And in his new official birthday portraits, he's staging a revolution.

Prince George is six. And for his new photo portrait, his mum is sending a message. Yes, a modern prince can wear polyester. Take that, Archie. → Read More

Today, the old person face app is giving us grey hair and wrinkles. But there aren't many LOLs in ageing.

The old person face app everyone is using in 2019 might look like fun today, but what is it actually saying about us? Is ageing really funny? → Read More

Brene Brown has yelled at her kids fewer than five times in their lives. They're 14 and 20.

Brene Brown podcast: She never shouts at her kids because she is a 'choice parent,' Holly Wainwright is one too, now she's thinking she's doing it wrong. → Read More

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