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
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)
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
Every single day I hear a fellow mommy friend of mine complain about how tired she is, and how she wishes she had a moment just to be by herself; to hear her own thoughts. How she has forgotten who she was pre-baby and wonders about what her life would be like if she never… Continue reading The Crisis of the Strong Woman
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)
“I don’t have it all together, and I feel like I am failing my child.” How many of us have said this to ourselves every single day; every single week? I will admit, I say it to myself, and even to my husband quite often. It does not feel good, but it is the absolute… Continue reading Do we have it all together?
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…