PHOTO DIARY: MY FAVOURITE PICTURES FROM 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017


I took a little browse through the favourites folder on my phone today and boy, what a trip to Tear Town that turned out to be.

Isn't it amazing how much can change in a year? When 2017 started I was a stay at home mom to a tiny little baby. Now I am working and that tiny little baby is edging quickly towards the toddler years (who am I kidding? She is a toddler).

Here are a few of my favourite moments from 2017:

6 LESSONS FROM 5 OF MY FAVOURITE PARENTING BLOGGERS

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


Yesterday, one of my of my favourite bloggers, Laura (Harassed Mom) wrote a really beautiful post about the lessons she's learned this year. It got me thinking... I have learned so much, but a lot of what I have learned has come to me because I have read something that resonated so deeply it inspired me to change a habit or behaviour. 

That's pretty powerful, right? I mean often I read things and this, "Oh that's nice", but I never do anything about it. 

COPING WITH WRITERS BLOCK

Sunday, December 10, 2017


Gosh this is a narcissistic blog post…

Maybe I should start with some context. I have been going through an incredibly rough bout of writers block. The creativity well has dried up and the fact that I earn a living by writing has only been amplifying my anxiety around not being able to write a decent sentence.



BAD MOM vs HERO DAD

Saturday, December 09, 2017


I always used to daydream about the kind of parent I’d be. Like many moms before me, and many more to come, I had a mental list of things I’d never do, things I’d never want to be.  But sadly, life is not a daydream and reality is almost always, quite a sobering experience.

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