Journalist, author and radio presenter
Sarah Macdonald Sitting in a family wagon amidst the grot of ground-in food and broken toys we may not look like Thelma and Louise in a convertible but we sure feel like it.
Boy's v girl's books
Sarah Macdonald Why so many children's books have male protagonists.
Men leaning in
Sarah Macdonald Female-only lean in circles are slowly being infiltrated by guys -- is this a bad thing?
Sarah Macdonald It takes guts and a stiff drink to attend a party with the living ghosts of your past, but here's why you should.
Pretty or ugly videos
Sarah Macdonald Teens asking strangers to rate their appearance is "an act of self-mutilation as toxic as cutting or an eating disorder".
Money v happiness
Sarah Macdonald Sarah MacDonald on how excessive wealth can ruin children’s lives.
Sarah Macdonald Sarah MacDonald on the surprising revival of 'ex-dating'.
Sarah Macdonald Sarah MacDonald on why being labelled 'Sandwich Generation’ can feel like a twee insult.
Sarah Macdonald A new experiment reveals distressing results. But should we smother kids with our fears?
Bad parenting behaviour
Sarah Macdonald It's finals season and there’s plenty of bad behaviour from over enthusiastic parents.
Sarah Macdonald Is the fear of not being in control making us think twice about motherhood?
Sarah Macdonald One mother's fear of watching her children turn into ungrateful wretches.
Sarah Macdonald Research predicts there will be more married women with jobs than single men. Will there be a backlash?
Sarah Macdonald Sarah MacDonald on why deflecting praise isn't necessarily the same as self-loathing.
Sarah Macdonald Sarah MacDonald on reclaiming a new self-identity after parenthood.
Sarah Macdonald Sarah Macdonald on the power of admitting your own error.
Sarah Macdonald Children develop faith in their own sweet way, as Sarah Macdonald finds.
Sarah Macdonald What do our regrets say about us? SARAH MACDONALD on the ultimate Catch-22 of parenting.
Sarah Macdonald Why we need to celebrate the small things to stay sane.
Born again dads
Sarah Macdonald A family split can often force men to renegotiate work schedules and reassess how much quality time they really spend with their children