Tag Archives: raising bo

This small town life…

One of my readers commented on my last post that it looks like Bo has grown up overnight. And I couldn’t agreeView full post »

This small town life…

For the first time in over a month (or has it been months?), Bo and I have had a week without any drama, without anyView full post »

Peace out mama… I was just messing with ya.

So it would seem my baby is no longer a baby. She is a havoc-wreaking, hellish toddler already… hiding things inView full post »

Coming home…

We arrived home yesterday afternoon. It was a strange sensation coming back to this house. This halfway house, halfwayView full post »

This family life

We are on our way home. Back to reality. Back to the world that had just been turned upside down. Back to unknowing, toView full post »

Happy New Year.

photo by Kate Heaslip Photography New Years eve is one of those nights where in the past I have found myself less thanView full post »

Flying solo, with company…

Flying Solo during the holidays is not something that is foreign to me. I’ve spent many a Christmas alone (with myView full post »

So this was Christmas…

Surrounded by family, young and old, we celebrated Christmas. With simple gifts, and amazing food, Bo spent her dayView full post »

Dear Bo,

Dear Bo, Normally I only write these letters to you every three months. But this past month and a bit hasView full post »

This small town life…

It’s been a beautiful, long, exhausting week. With my 92 year old grandfather and Aunt arriving from Canada toView full post »

This small town life…

When something really tragic happens in my life. I am always really amazed that the world just keeps on going. I mean,View full post »

This small town life…

Some weeks there are no words. Or so many words that there is no where to start. This is one of those weeks. But theView full post »

Him and me and baby makes three…

It’s been a weird few days since Ni arrived, I haven’t written about it yet because I still don’tView full post »

You make me feel like dancing…

One more day till Ni arrives and I couldn’t be more excited.And in celebration, Bo learned how toView full post »

Advice to my teenage self

I’ve been thinking a lot about growing up.. Maybe it has something to do with being back in my mothers houseView full post »

How we (mostly) conquered sleeplessness…

Sleep… it’s right up there with water as being essential for survival. Sleep deprivation is the absoluteView full post »

This small town life…

Another week down makes it less than one week until Ni is here and we are all together. This mama can’t wait!View full post »

This small town life…

We are one week closer. With less than two weeks to go now we are racing towards our family union faster and faster.View full post »

Dear Bo,

Dear Bo, Today you are nine months old. I can barely believe it. Nine months is a very important time for a mama.View full post »

Eating Green…

Loving good wholefoods as a part of our November Challenge… xox Share this:MoreView full post »

Feminism is not a dirty word.

I am a feminist. There I said it. Loud and proud. And I don’t know why you wouldn’t be. I know lots ofView full post »

This small town life…

Another week?! How is it possible? Time is flying. Which is great because now we are only 20 DAYS until Ni arrives andView full post »

ChatterBox…

She’s a talker… like her mama. She has a lot to say and from the moment she get’s up to the time sheView full post »

This small town life…

It’s been a busy week in this house of Bo. You know, with all of the no-sleeping going on we’ve hadView full post »

November challenge… changing the way we look at food.

My transformation hasn’t really taken off just yet. What with the lack of sleep, I’ve been lucky to haveView full post »

Don’t hate the haters… hate the game.

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 »

This small town life…

We are settling into our small town life, Bo and I. We are staying at my mothers place about two hours south of Perth,View full post »

Being great… and admitting it.

It has been a very hard few weeks. Months. Year. I have struggled. I still struggle. Searching for a peace within itView full post »

This Village Life…

There are no more words necessary. Just pictures, of this village life… We will return to this beautifulView full post »

Making it (mostly) work… sometimes.

This post started very differently to how it ended. It was supposed to be a post on how to make a cross culturalView full post »

This Village Life…

Sometimes life is hard. Really hard. And other times it’s not. We’ve been having one of those really hardView full post »

This moment…

Well, we have returned… weary but well enough. Bo seems to have caught a little cold somewhere along the way andView full post »

This City Life…

I hate goodbyes at the best of times. Saying goodbye to my family and friends here in Perth is harder this time than IView full post »

Keep on keeping on…

With the best of intentions to get a really interesting blog up today about one of the issues in the parenting worldView full post »

This City Life…

I’m not sure how time has gone so quickly but as of yesterday we now have a seven month old. It seems like justView full post »

Controversies, compliments and giving praise…

A few weeks ago Dr Peggy Drexler published on Huff Post a pretty controversial thought provoking piece on complimentsView full post »

This City Life…

The past week in Perth has been an eventful one. With vaccinations, daddy-celebrations, lunch dates, long walks andView full post »

Got shot(s)…

The entire predominant reason for our semi-regular jaunts back to Aussie-land is to get Bo’s vaccinations. ToView full post »

For you, Abah

Sunday was fathers day in Australia. The very first fathers day for Ni and one he spent in the surf and on the beachView full post »

Mama babble and a salad of words.

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 »