Living with a Fournado

I had a message from the lovely Hannah last week, literally wailing at me about the fact that Lu was mere weeks away from being…

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When your six year old has an attitude problem

Parenting. It doesn’t get any easier, the more you do it, you just seem to face different challenges at each stage. I imagined during the…

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Dear Baby, it’s 2am and I’m lonely

Dear Baby, It’s the middle of the night and the moon is shining brightly. The world is asleep. But you’re not. And I’m not. You’re…

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The Fourth Trimester: This too will pass

I walk around the house, gently swaying back and forth, an upright newborn asleep on my chest. One hand patting his back to help bring…

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School Holidays and Feral Children

I have a love-hate relationship with school holidays. On one hand I do love having the little people at home with me. Spending time together.…

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7 things I’ve learnt since becoming a parent

Your life changes when you become a parent.  All of a sudden it’s not just you that you are responsible for, you become responsible for…

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To my unborn third child…

To my unborn baby son, My third child.  You’d think I’d be more prepared by now, and in a way I am.  I have my…

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