My heart has been shattered. It’s in a million pieces on the floor. My dreams have been slaughtered and I’m doomed to a half-life of pain and misery. You’ve brought me into this cruel world and your lack of remorse is a dagger to my soul. I can’t reach the bench.
It has happened. At some point during the past 19 months, I drank the Kool Aid. I walked straight into that Friendship circle, held hands with the sisters and said goodbye to my old life. The Motherhood has claimed me. When I first fell pregnant, I remember thinking I’d be such a cool mum. Not like all […]
I was catching up with a girlfriend who’s 36 weeks pregnant when we bumped into a friend of hers. A friend we shall call Fran. “Oh my God, look at you!” squawked Fran. “I know,” said my friend, with the wearied sigh of a woman who feels 13 months pregnant. She patted her bump. “WOW,” gasped Fran, “I can’t believe […]
I just fell down the stairs. Hard. Can you break your arse? Pretty confident my bum bone is shattered. My foot slipped on the edge of the step and down I went. Despite the almighty crash and the searing pain in my behind, I didn’t make a squeak. All I could think was “Oh god, don’t wake up, don’t […]
I LOVE being a mum. My 17 month old son is the COOLEST human being I know. He makes me laugh all day long. I’ve never regretted joining the motherhood. Even on the hard days when everything sucks, I still love it and would never want to go back. Except for days like today. You […]
Parents have microscopic attention spans. Apparently. It’s why every parenting article published today is in the form of a list. Lists of things parents think/ do/ say/ like/ should do/ should buy/ shouldn’t do/ shouldn’t think…… Like “7 ways to unleash your child’s play-doh creativity” and “12 things you should never say to a parent […]