Mothering Children of African Descent

AAN Co-convenor Annie Stopford, Ph.D., has recently had an article published in the Journal of Pan-African Studies. Her article, Mothering Children of African Descent: Hopes, Fears, and Strategies of White Birth Mothers, features in the latest edition of the journal, which has the theme “Africana Mothering”. Annie based her article on interviews with white mums in Sydney. Congratulations Annie!

6 responses to “Mothering Children of African Descent

  1. i am an australian anglo, 26 yearold mother of a 2 year old half ethiopian girl.
    being her mother has been the scariest thing i have faced as a mother i also have a 5 year old australian uriguian daughter from a previouse marriage.
    my daughter destiny comes from a wonderful place that she may not no much about as ethiopians are very religiouse and unfortunetly tomy dvestation she was a secret.

  2. Can you pls send some information or article on the concept of mothering and mothering in African context.

  3. Hey all,

    If any mothers out there would like to learn how to plait, braid african hair, I am more than willing to teach them for free, I am African (Zimbabwean) and have a daughter (Hannah 2yrs). So I know how hard and EXPENSIVE!! It can be, please email or call me 0409641532.


  4. Hi I live in Australia in N.S.W I would love to be in touch with an African family who would like me to look after a baby for them.
    I have African friends who will back me with good references.
    Love children
    Kind Regards Ms. Henny Ruggeri

  5. At last! Someone who unedtrsadns! Thanks for posting!