In the daily grind of mothering, we are told ‘this too shall pass’ When the days are long, we are told this too shall pass… In the drudgery and groundhogness of mothering, this too shall pass. Often though we are not told, That as this passes by, it means our babies have grown. and from the nest … More The Long Goodbye
Not all online is as it seems.
Hidden agendas and underhand marketing are rife in social media.
The world needs more lerts. … More Please, Pass the Salt
I stood transfixed, unable to move. The huge beast loomed towards me. I was powerless to stop it. Its black form made it hard to see its features, its speed made it impossible to defend myself. I can smell its breath as it overcomes me, its teeth and claws threatening to destroy me. … More The Beast of Fear
Thank you Emma Watson for bring this issue to the attention of so many.
So I saw the above, not unreasonable doodle on the facebook. It prompted me to create the below: Not as simplistic, perhaps, or sweet even, but I still felt compelled to point out how a Bellabirth Plan, an Informed Birth Plan, is the opposite to the first doodle.
Originally posted on Daughters of Eccentricity:
I love to learn new things. Anything really. Ranging from the completely superfluous skill (writing backwards and mirrored, faux tap) to something that I can utilise every day (tech stuff, mediation, faux tap). So naturally, when presented with the completely new world of pregnancy and an impending labour, I…
Fast Birth happens. These are called “born before arrival” (BBA). Have you prepared for a fast birth? … More Baby born on side of road. Birth Plan thrown out.