Andie Fox

Andie Fox

Falling over

Sheryl Sandberg and the struggle of single parenting

Hard lessons: Sheryl Sandberg.

Andie Fox Like Sheryl Sandberg, I learned about this the hard way. And boy was it hard. This is what I could have told her.


What Scott Morrison fails to understand about how divorce affects women

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison at the Australian Christian Lobby Conference.

Andie Fox Scott Morrison is keen to stress the "economic consequences" of divorce on women and society at large. But avoiding it isn't the fix, writes Andrea Fox.

You shouldn't need to choose between your children and partner

An old picture of the couple

Andie Fox Literary couple Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon open up about the very real impact of children on marriage.


When will we start celebrating divorce?

Andie Fox "As someone who didn't make it last, I find it increasingly odd that a marriage can be celebrated simply for enduring."

Newly divorced

Why are married couples afraid of the newly divorced?

Andie Fox "For some couples, I sensed my new state was perceived as dangerously contagious."

Flexible childcare

Flexible childcare isn't just a 'women's issue'

Andie Fox Andie Fox on why it's so important for working parents to choose the type of childcare they need.

Dear Mark Latham

Dear Mark Latham, mothers are not the natural enemy of stay-at-home dads

Mark Latham

Andie Fox It's time for the former Labor Leader to recognise 'leftie mummy bloggers’ are his people. Here's why.

Work-life balance

The truth about how your home life interferes with your work life


Andie Fox "The pressure is on you, both implicitly and explicitly, to limit the overflow of home life into the workplace.

Performance parenting

Judging – and being judged on – the way we parent in public

Andie Fox How parenting practices are being bound by opportunity and culture.

Working parents

The difference between working dads and working mums


Andie Fox A new survey of professional men and women reveals some surprising differences in attitudes for those who are at the top of their game.


Things no one tells you about single parenthood


Andie Fox Including what it's like to have an ex you can't move on from.


It's time to stop condemning 'confessional writing'


Andie Fox Personal writing, more than anything else, is an exercise in empathy.

The deadly pressure of affairs


Andie Fox As the Baden-Clay murder case shows, the facade of a happy marriage can come at a devastating cost.

In praise of partnerless holidays

Children walking on wooden path towards the ocean

Andie Fox Andie Fox on the magic of blending families and group parenting on a partnerless retreat.

Parental guilt

A note to my children's future therapist


Andie Fox Here is my side of the story. In case that day shall come.

Mum banned from Instagram over toddler's 'topless' picture


Andie Fox Blogger Courtney Adamo never considered an innocent snap could be considered 'explicit' material.

Real life

In praise of risk-taking women


Andie Fox The thrill of adventure isn't just for the reckless alpha male.

New book

Facing the onslaught of maternal intimacy


Andie Fox We need to see address child-rearing in terms of intimacy rather than a series of developmental stages.

Real life

Can gardening mend a broken heart?


Andie Fox Struck with an urgent desire for order, one writer finds unexpected reprieve through the gentle art of gardening.

Parenting as therapy

Can you protect your children from living your mistakes?


Andie Fox Andie Fox on the fraught practice of using parenting as therapy.