Kate Fridkis

Kate Fridkis

Writer, blogger at Eat the Damn Cake

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I was kicked out of an art gallery for breastfeeding


Kate Fridkis "I would like to feed my baby without giving the impression that I'm doing something scandalous."

Keeping things 'hot'

'Don't get comfortable' is the worst love advice ever


Kate Fridkis It's time to ditch the advice on how to keep your relationship 'hot'.

Real life

Things you get away with by being skinny


Kate Fridkis The danger of assuming someone is healthy because they are thin.

Mum talk

A mum's guide to talking with childless friends

Woman holding baby (6-9 months) rear view

Kate Fridkis The choice to not ever have kids is a world of difference from parenthood.

New motherhood

An apology to all the mums I used to hate

Kate Fridkis Kate Fridkis on crossing the not-so-wide divide between young woman and young woman with a baby.

'Real women' TV

I was asked to star in a 'real women' reality show


Kate Fridkis And this is why I turned the offer down.

Stop analysing why your friends are single


Kate Fridkis If you ever feel like saying , "You have to find yourself to find love". Don't.

Birth photos

Birth photo shoots are becoming a trend


Kate Fridkis A new poll says one in five expectant mums will consider hiring a 'birth photographer'. Would you?


The one question every new mum dreads


Kate Fridkis New mum Kate Fridkis has stopped indulging everyone's curiosity. And thinks you should, too.


We need more older women to look their age


Kate Fridkis Let’s declare war on anti-aging.

It's okay that motherhood changes you


Kate Fridkis Not every woman wants to “get their old life back” after childbirth.

Real life

I am surrounded by sexy, naked women


Kate Fridkis I'm not even looking for naked women and I'm seeing them everywhere. I can't avoid them if I try.

Tough choices

The quest for a baby name


Kate Fridkis "I spent the entire evening on my computer, reading lists of thousands of names. I canceled some plans. My daughter needed a name!"

Body image

The low-grade misery of wanting to be thinner


Kate Fridkis How persistent self-disapproval can erode our happiness and our confidence.

Real life

I'm afraid of giving birth


Kate Fridkis 'You don’t have to have a birthing ‘experience.’ You can just have a baby.'


What I learnt about 'mum-dating'


Kate Fridkis Kate Fridkis on why being a new mum can sometimes feel like learning how to date.

Good genes or unlikely curse?

When you're the family beauty


Kate Fridkis Beautiful women always get a mention but there's a lot more going on.

Real life

Stop telling me to 'grow a thicker skin'


Kate Fridkis Kate Fridkis is tired of being asked to 'lighten up'.


Why doesn't anyone want to look like a mum?


Kate Fridkis Kate Fridkis on the 'ultimate crime' of letting yourself go.

The naked truth

Beauty is not an attitude

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07:  Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima walks the runway during the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 7, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Randy Brooke/WireImage)

Kate Fridkis Unless of course you're Adriana Lima, who clearly has both.