Parenting

Things not to say to people who only have one child

This post has been a long time coming, I have been mulling it around in my head for so long, but after I recently read an article called 10 Things not to say to new moms and I thought, 'it is time I said my piece'. I have one child (you may have noticed I… Continue reading Things not to say to people who only have one child

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Parenting

Round 3: Accepted. (Primary School Edition)

It is June and the decision has been made. Well, it was basically made for us, but we are actually quite happy about it. Remember when I told you guys we had applied to four schools? Well, we did and last month we got a call from one that told us L had been shortlisted… Continue reading Round 3: Accepted. (Primary School Edition)

Parenting

Why I say no to hugs sometimes

So it might sound extremely weird, but sometimes I say no to hugs from my son. Meanie mom I am not, but a mom that is desperate to teach an important lesson about consent. You see, we have been working tirelessly to make sure that our son does not grow up to be one of… Continue reading Why I say no to hugs sometimes

Parenting

Round 2: Fight: (Primary School edition)

So last month I spoke about the first phase of the Primary School registration process. I spoke about it being seamless and easy to navigate, but I did not account for the roadblock that would have been put in our way by the Ministry of Education itself. Yes, the very ministry that is supposed to… Continue reading Round 2: Fight: (Primary School edition)

Omega Writes

Push past the lack…

I have been thinking long and hard recently about my life, my career, and my passion and I have had to come to a hard decision. I have made a decision that I am no longer going to be affected by the support (or lack thereof) that I receive from friends and family for what… Continue reading Push past the lack…