Tag Archives: motherhood
“Time is how you spend your love.”
― Zadie Smith
The morning I found out I was pregnant I had a killer hangover. IView full post »
I often talk to people about the pressure for perfection. I experience it every day in the landscape of my own mind.View full post »
One of the first questions I am asked whenever I meet someone is, ‘what do you do (as a profession)?’View full post »
We live in a world obsessed with time.
Everything has been streamlined and automated. Everything has beenView full post »
My mother and her three.
“Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decideView full post »
Do you read “those” blogs? I do. You know the ones I mean. The BEAUTIFUL ones. Where every photo is styledView full post »
Making babies is a right of passage for a woman. In past lives we would have gathered together around the birth of aView full post »
Most of us were raised in a culture where we are taught to dream big, chase success, work hard move forward. This isView full post »
14th February 2012, 4:36pm
This is a picture of me. It is also a picture of you. It is the very first picture ofView full post »
My husband had an affair, but long before he did this he made choices that kept him away from us. Right from the veryView full post »
One of the many wonderful privileges of being a parent is watching new skills form, watching your child grow and changeView full post »
A friend of mine wrote this title in my end-of-year friendship book (did you have one of those? I still have mine)View full post »
When I think about the way that our society expects us to parent, I am surprised. Surprised that there aren’tView full post »
So it would seem my baby is no longer a baby. She is a havoc-wreaking, hellish toddler already… hiding things inView full post »
It’s been a weird few days since Ni arrived, I haven’t written about it yet because I still don’tView full post »
In this past week I lost something that is (was) to me a safe place. Yes it may have been on the internet… andView full post »
Today I look in the mirror and this is what I see. I see age where before there was only youth. I see exhaustion andView full post »
It has been a very hard few weeks. Months. Year. I have struggled. I still struggle. Searching for a peace within itView full post »
The entire predominant reason for our semi-regular jaunts back to Aussie-land is to get Bo’s vaccinations. ToView full post »
I have lost the ability to communicate with words.You know, the kind of words that come out of your mouth?
I hear thatView full post »
I’m all for political correctness (when it comes to being respectful of other people – the rest of it IView full post »
For the past few weeks we have just settled into a pretty simple, sleepless routine. Bo gave up sleeping over a monthView full post »
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 »
Over a year ago now, Lisa Bloom wrote this very provocative piece on beauty, the female psyche and her opinion on howView full post »
Blogging brings lots of different opportunities into my extremely lack-luster social life. I’ve been really luckyView full post »
I’ve been reading a lot about the natural parenting “movement” – I hate to call it a movementView full post »
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 »
Five months ago when we were patiently waiting for Bo’s grand arrival, we came to terms with one glaringlyView full post »
I’ve been doing some research for a new blog-series I’m writing for an awesome maternity company.View full post »
After our first unsuccessful encounter with Pear and Rice Cereal, we gave it a while before even venturing back intoView full post »
It’s funny isn’t it, how we don’t appreciate what we have until it’s gone. It can be said ofView full post »
I have a habit of setting unreasonable goals for myself and becoming distressed disappointed when I fail to live up toView full post »
It was about this moment that I realised… I know nothing.
I was a determined teenager. I moved out of home at 16.View full post »
I get homesick a lot when I’m away, but I get itchy feet when I stay too long. When I’m in the village (orView full post »
I dont understand parenting labels. I don’t understand them at all. People say to me, oh so your an attachmentView full post »
Our Bo at 18 hours old, before she even had a name of her own.
I can’t believe my baby is four months old. ItView full post »
I love to be inspired.
There is nothing better than that moment where it feels like something has lit a fire deepView full post »
I’ve spent many hours, days, months thinking about the day[s] that Bo made the journey into this world.View full post »
I’ve always said that traveling is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. And most of theView full post »