I've spoken before about the loss of identity that comes with parenting. Its a strange phenomenon. On one hand you become so much more than you were before, you become someone you never imagined you could be. You do things you didn't know you were capable of. You become so strong and so resilient and … Continue reading Finding your thing.
I’m the mum. I’m a bit of a hero. I really don’t know what I’m doing, but I’m giving it a good go. It’s kind of hard to know if you’re doing a good job when one person is telling you to co sleep and the other is dead against it. Its confusing when … Continue reading Shit-shield Version 2.0
"I’ve been uncensored in voicing my own insecurities because it never occurred to me that little boys ears were listening" Last night my 8 year old son told me; "I don’t like the way I’m formed. I don’t like this body. My friends look better than me. They’re faster, they’re better at sport. I know … Continue reading Body Positive – Its not just a Girl thing.
"Much like my other children, he can be a real pain in my ass. And just like my other children, I really fucking love him." Not long after we first moved to Perth, I found a snake in the bathroom. It was right next to the toilet slithering away under our vanity unit, centimeters away from … Continue reading Hero of The Week
Most mornings & afternoons I have the privilege of exchanging pleasantries with a chap named Don. Its usually a brief "Thank you", "have a good day" or a fleeting comment about the weather but; after a morning spent battling with my kids, stepping on Lego, scooping spilled rice bubbles off the floor & falling victim … Continue reading Hero of the week