"I am always comparing my weaknesses to someone else’s strengths, so no wonder I’m worn out all the time" I’m tired. I say that so often that I feel like its lots its meaning. I say it to my kids. I say it to my husband. I say it to the check out chick when … Continue reading By my own Measure, I’m Never quite Good enough.
"Even when you’re super inviting and tell us to bring the kids – “they’ll be fine, they can have spaghetti” – I’m just imagining my overtired kids with your spaghetti and wondering how fond you are of your carpet" Dear child-free friends, We love you guys. We need you in our lives. We live … Continue reading Dear Child-Free Friends
When I first became a mother, I went back to work part time when my son was only 3 months old. When he turned one, he started in full time day care as I began a full time job. He was nearly 5 by the time we made the move to Western Australia and I … Continue reading The “Working Mother”
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.