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Sad story – a poem

It’s a sad story when it’s all about you all that we say and all that we do it’s all about you and the story you tell to anyone who will listen, it’s sad and it’s all about you It’s … Continue reading

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Crossroads

There are times in your life you reach a crossroads. You’re forced to stop, consider which way you’re going to go, and it’s one or the other. And the consequences will be, well, even if just for that particular path … Continue reading

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The quality of the silences. Or: living the dream, living the nightmare, and unable to speak.

Most of my friends I see or speak to very infrequently. I mean, some of them, you might actually realistically say I almost never see or speak to them – once in three or five years, it might be. Some I … Continue reading

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And another year

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote anything here. I guess a glance at the last couple of posts might give a hint as to why… time is the most precious resource around here; there simply never seems to … Continue reading

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Pam’s baby washing solution

My favourite kind of baby bathtime is the kind where I get to bath with the baby. But since Molly started exploring other foods, she ends up creatively adorned with avo, mango, lambchop or broccoli… whatever’s on offer. We pretty … Continue reading

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Crunchy stuff: EC round 2

My husband teases me about being a bit of a crunchy mom. Crunchy as in granola. Natural home birth mom, breastfeeding mom, babywearing mom, co-sleeping mom, attachment parenting mom, cloth nappies mom. I’m a walking stereotype, really. Anyway, right up … Continue reading

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A departure

So the last time I wrote anything here was about the birth of our little girl. An arrival, so sweet. So it’s fairly obvious why I haven’t posted again in a while. There have been many a fine Mental Blog … Continue reading

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Sunday’s child

Molly-Rose, born 3.10 am on 8 September 2013. Doesn’t seem like only two and half weeks ago that we suddenly said hello to our feisty little girl. She was born peacefully at home, in a birth pool, with the amazing, … Continue reading

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Diary of a pregnancy – part II

June. 27 ish weeks. We have a month to move out of our house. Dave reckons I’m insane to insist on packing this early, but I’m adamant to take a tortoise-like approach to the matter of moving. It’s an exercise … Continue reading

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Far from the tree

Occasionally it happens: you meet someone, or read someone, or – the Internet being what it is – you click on a link and spend 15 minutes watching something, and a world opens up. You suddenly see or know or … Continue reading

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