Tag Archives: parenthood

Define me

One of the first questions I am asked whenever I meet someone is, ‘what do you do (as a profession)?’View full post »

The Aesthetics of Maternity…

Do you read “those” blogs? I do. You know the ones I mean. The BEAUTIFUL ones. Where every photo is styledView full post »

Breaking the silence: On motherhood.

When I think about the way that our society expects us to parent, I am surprised. Surprised that there aren’tView full post »

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 »

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 »

Open for transformation.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Being “Abah”

It’s no secret that watching a father interact with his child is a precious thing. Hallmark and Hollywood haveView full post »

Little feet. Gigantic Shoes.

I have a habit of setting unreasonable goals for myself and becoming distressed disappointed when I fail to live up toView full post »

What-it-would-be-like-if [we lived here] moments.

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 »

four months young

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 »

Live Inspired

I love to be inspired. There is nothing better than that moment where it feels like something has lit a fire deepView full post »

Sometimes traveling really is JUST about the destination.

I’ve always said that traveling is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. And most of theView full post »

The longest day [ever] and sleeping around…

We knew it was going to be a long day.  But we had no idea of just how long it would end up. We left the village atView full post »

Worlds away…

It was a very quiet start to our week here in the village. With the man out making longboarding surf videos with anView full post »

Sweet she rocks, sweet she rolls.

I never thought I could get excited by rolling. That is until of course my 3.5 month-no-longer newborn baby rolled,View full post »

To inherit the earth, is our gift to them.

Bo’s birthright: it’s in her blood. Living in the village has taught me many, many things over the past fewView full post »

A bad taste in my mouth.

I came online today after Bo had gone down for her afternoon nap (yes, she is sleeping today – progress!) toView full post »

Moments worth remembering…

Every day is a series of moments, one after the other, some worth remembering… others completely uneventful. LifeView full post »

I’m on her team.

Right from the beginning: Photo by Kate Heaslip Photography How would you like to go to a brand new place, have someView full post »

The long days of the (slightly maniacal) mother of a catnapper

We have a serial cat-napper on our hands, and it might be driving me insane. Up until we moved to Indonesia Bo was aView full post »

The many faces of Bo.

It’s pretty amazing to watch a little person literally develop their personality. Bo has personality plus, thereView full post »

Weighing in, the village way…

We took Bo to have her weighed, village styles. A little different to the Aussie Health Centre with it’s crispView full post »

Dear Bo,

Dear Bo, I have written you a thousand letters in my head. Every night as I put you to bed, I rock you back and forth,View full post »