Monthly Archives: August 2012

This city life

Time flies when we are traveling. It seems almost unfathomable that it has already been a week since we left Indonesia.View full post »

Rock the boat baby.

I’m all for political correctness (when it comes to being respectful of other people – the rest of it IView full post »

This village life…

We are hopefully probably in Perth by now, hopefully we haven’t run into any of the problems that we did last time andView full post »

Beach madness…

With Idul Fitri comes a week long celebration and the only real annual holiday in Indonesia. Everyone returns toView full post »

Idul Fitri

Ramadhan has ended, and Lebaran has come and gone. This is the third Idul Fitri I have been in Indonesia for, and theView full post »

This village life…

For the past few weeks we have just settled into a pretty simple, sleepless routine. Bo gave up sleeping over a monthView full post »

An old flame found in an old wooden face…

I have spent a lot of time on this blog talking about my parenting journey. But, there was life before Bo, even thoughView full post »

Dear Bo,

Dear Bo, Today you are six months old. The past six months seem to have flown by, but at the same time it feels likeView full post »

On being a “beautiful” girl (or boy).

Over a year ago now, Lisa Bloom wrote this very provocative piece on beauty, the female psyche and her opinion on howView full post »

A Mama in Chile: Guest Post

Blogging brings lots of different opportunities into my extremely lack-luster social life. I’ve been really luckyView full post »

Why we wear our baby.

Ever since Bo was a teeny tiny baby, we have worn her. Wrapped tightly up against my body, newborn Bo spent most ofView full post »

Looking inward for trust.

I’ve been reading a lot about the natural parenting “movement” – I hate to call it a movementView full post »

This village life…

In the past two weeks Bo has probably been the biggest developmental leap of her little life so far. Two weeks ago sheView full post »

And breathe, 1… 2… 3.

When I was pregnant we tried to imagine what life would be like with a newborn, and what life would be like later downView full post »

No ordinary anniversary…

The day started out much like we had expected. It is Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, so the days are very calmView full post »