When I had my babies I was overcome with all the advice I was given – but here’s what nobody told me.Read More
Aiden – “Powerful” (Sanskrit) or “the Fiery One“ (Celtic)Read More
This is what social distancing means to us. It means that my mum and my son have to interact over a fence and be at least a metre apart. It means that I have to explain to my 17 month old that his grandmother can’t hold him and he can’t hug her. It means that…Read More
Today we celebrate Ayaan’s first birthday. *BRB – Crying*Read More
I have mum guilt. And wife guilt; and daughter guilt; and sister guilt. All the guilt.Read More
Boundaries, in any relationship, are important but can be difficult to set. This is challenging for me because I feel guilty when I disappoint others by disagreeing with them.Read More
Today my baby turned six months old! What! How? When? *smile/tear*Read More
Different Not Wrong.
I have been meaning to address something that has been repeated to me a few times. I have been told that I need to ‘relax’ and learn to ‘let go’ when it comes to Ayaan. That I need to be more comfortable leaving him with others so that I can live my life. But I…Read More
The past decade has been an intense journey of self-realisation. I am learning so much about myself, my beliefs, my tolerances etc. It has been a journey with difficult obstacles I never thought I would encounter and confrontations I never thought I would have to engage in. Lessons not only about myself, but about others…Read More
Get Yourself A Gaby.
A week before International Women’s Day, @Motherly asked their followers on Instagram to nominate an amazing mama they should spotlight. I nominated my best friend Gaby. I was delightfully surprised to find out our story was showcased and wanted to share in a little more detail why I nominated Gaby.Read More