When becoming a Parent makes everything A-Parrent

If you think the parents are the boss and the kids are the scholars, think again. I used to be one of those people that was all like ‘You’re the parent, just do what needs to be done and control your kid!’ I thought good parenting equals perfect child.

But becoming a parent and having that […]

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Sleep-Depro Mommy

It was 10am or 12.45…I couldn’t tell the difference. All I know is that I hadn't slept in over half a year...

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A Kept Woman

Being a stay at home mother by choice is all consuming. But the world rejects me for that choice and label me 'A Kept Woman'. The world has no idea...

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Goodbye 2015

Preparing for the last day of the year, I can’t help but feel that there are only two major differences between me before and after baby: How I prepare for a night out, and the contents of my hand bag.

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I never knew a love like this

No amount of birthing diminishes any of my former loves in any way. No amount of new found new born bonding lessens the people I cared for and held dear before. But becoming a mother did introduce a new love to me, one I never thought possible.

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What a let down!

What’s up with the disaster that is maternity bras? Isn’t it bad enough that after having a baby your sexuality is being attacked from every given angle? Just when you are ready to get it up, everything lets you down.

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Date Night

Date night – a new added feature to my fully changed life that used to be lovingly known as ‘A Whim On A Week Night’. But now, any whims or fancies need careful planning, baby sitters, breast pumps...and frozen back-up milk. What better night to debut my new do?

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Things I didn’t understand before baby that suddenly make sense.

#2 I have been up since 8-weeks-ago but can not seem to get all things done in time to leave the house before midday...

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Babies Do Bounce

7 weeks in I have already had a lot of touch and go moments, but if there’s one thing I have learnt from being a new mommy, it’s that babies are tougher than they look...

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Pregnant Women are Smug

I used to harbour secret judgey opinions of those pregnant women. You know the ones. The kind Garfunkel and Oates sing about. The smug, glowing, gone-with-the-fairies ones.

It seemed to me that when *Jane fell pregnant 10 years ago, she became the very epitome of Mother Earth. What a joke! Especially since *Jane was my most […]

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