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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Boys don’t wear leggings

Boys don’t wear leggings. Hang on, what? But boys don’t wear leggings?? I’ve heard this statement mumbled around a little.  But never as much as…

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Nevermind, the next one might be a girl

“Nevermind the next one might be a girl.” Of all the things to say to someone pregnant, I can tell you that this is not…

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