My First Ever Mum Post (hold onto your nipples)

This is by far the hardest post I have ever written. It’s not because the topic is difficult to talk about or taboo. (Oh a ‘mummy blog’! That’s what I should do! I don’t think anyone has done that yet..) And it’s not because I have come to some deep dark realisations about motherhood that…

An Open Letter To My Daughter – Before We Meet

Dear Daughter, Well hello there little mystery. It’s me. Your mum. Well, the woman who is getting ready to be your mum anyway. I have never been a mother before. Not officially. I have however, been other things. A daughter, a sister, a cousin, a friend, a girlfriend, an ex, an employee, a boss, a…

My Pregnancy. I have not craved cupcakes.

My pregnancy. I have not craved cupcakes. But something inside me has been screaming and punching and wanting and losing control. And it hasn’t been her. (She is like her daddy. She is doing her thing. Just rolling around to say hello and hug me a different way.) I found out I was pregnant exactly…

Dear Baby

It is the 22nd of January. I am in Savusavu with Mum. 7 kilometers out of town. On an island North East of home. With 5 dogs from next-door, who love ear scratches on the verandah. Savusavu is lime and aqua and afternoon breezes. We snack and sleep and sing. Adele came for the adventure….