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Fertility

We spend our early adult years doing everything we can to avoid getting pregnant, then we get married and suddenly the thing you’ve been so desperate to avoid is now the thing you want more than anything. And you realize Read more…


An emotional letter to myself as a new mom

As we slowly move through the journey to try conceive our 2nd child I feel it’s a good time for a little reminder to trust myself. Our mommy instinct is strong and if we just listen to it and cut Read more…


Mothers’ guilt

Why do we all have such a tough time with mothers guilt? And why do we experience it so often? This evening we had a wonderful time before bath time with Tristan doing a very funny ‘macig sow’ aka magic Read more…


Letter to my son

A letter to  my son, Tristan. My dearest first born, Tristan! There is so much I want to tell you but that’s why I started this blog. I hope one day you will sit down and read all the entries Read more…


My digital detox

Friday (20 July) was a shit day; I’ve been trying to lose weight (yes again, same shit different day but yes I will be sharing more about this in another post) and even going so far as to give up Read more…


Separation anxiety

Today when I dropped Tristan off at the gym creche so I could do my workout, he had a complete meltdown and I (eventually) went to do my workout but felt really saddened by his reaction to my leaving. This Read more…


Why do I keep a blog

Why do I keep a blog? To me blogging is about keeping a record for a) myself as I find it therapeutic and writing something down helps me process it, 2) if my stories & experiences can help someone else Read more…


My postnatal depression story

I want to write this all down before it becomes a too distant memory. I think I’ve shared bits and pieces of my experience before but I felt it deserves its own post, so here goes. Firstly everyone’s experience with Read more…


My tribe aka village

My tribe. “They” say that it takes a village to raise a child and that is so true! When I first had Tristan I heard about a great group that is a safe and welcoming space for mums where they Read more…


Can you spend too much time with your child?

Can you spend too much time with your child? I’m a stay at home mum who has a small travel business. I spend a LOT of time with my son (who’s almost 2,5 years old) when he’s not at school. Read more…