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Laura Jackel

Writer, mum, wife, feminist and co-host of the Oversubscribed podcast

Laura Jackel is a writer, mum, wife, feminist and co-host of the Oversubscribed podcast. She has been published by numerous publications and websites here in Australia and overseas including The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and Mamamia. For links to Laura's published articles and information about her work, visit her website www.laurajackel.com

Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

The Note That Came Home In My Son’s School Bag Is Making Me Feel Ancient

3 min read

My nine-year-old son Toby appeared in his first school musical performance this week and it is making me feel both nostalgic and incredibly elderly that his class theme required him to dress ‘90s style.’

Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

I Have Two Sons And Even My Two Year Old Knows I Get A Period

3 min read

In a win for common sense, Ad Standards determined on Wednesday that Libra’s ‘Blood Normal’ ad did not breach the ethics code, in spite of the almost 600 complaints against it.

Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

A Generation Of Toxic Parents Is Raising Anxious Kids

4 min read

This week I was fortunate enough to interview award-winning Australian author and passionate educator, John Marsden.

Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

Dear Men: You Need To Give Up Drinking While Your Partner Is Pregnant

4 min read

This month celebrity personal trainer Sam Wood told his Instagram followers that he chose to give up alcohol as soon as his wife Snezana became pregnant with their second child.