Tag Archives: Birth

he ain’t heavy.

Yesterday a lovely writer I know shared the news that her brother had passed away suddenly. I remember her talking about him and how their relationship grew from him being a brother from another father . She’s a person thats … Continue reading

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Man vs child

One of my closest friends in the worlds is having a baby. It’s her first whereas Im coming up to celebrating eight years existence in a world that offers more questions than answers each day. Parenting small people is like … Continue reading

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What I know about rituals

My girl made this a year ago. Its still on our front door.  I wont be on a lifestyle show anytime soon. Christmas has the capacity to go one way or the other. Your heart either swells at the faint … Continue reading

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Alright in the end

My brother-in-laws interpretation of how he is managing his 3 boys. How fab are his sketches, you can visit him here! I’ve been surrounded by babies lately. The smell of their little heads, the cry they do that sounds like a … Continue reading

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Conversation starters

    Sometimes when you have a blog you don’t understand what will resonate with some people. Its a bit of too and fro, a bit of testing the waters to see if the waves will wash over your feet. … Continue reading

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What I know about {remembering}

To remember:  to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; to think of again. This time last year I wrote a post that I argued over in my head for a long time. I sent it to a mate and asked her point of view. I worried that … Continue reading

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baby faces

I loved this list from the late, great Nora Ephron. I think I have seen ‘When Harry Met Sally’ 72000 times. It got me thinking what Id put on my list. It got me thinking about the anti-bucket list I … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

There are moments in life where you worry that the busy world that exists in your head is a weird old quirky one. Then when you have a chance over coffee, cake and a bit of sunshine you realise that … Continue reading

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Chatting here and there

Ive been chatting about this and that this week. But not necessarily here. We’ve been away from home for the last few weeks so I guess my writing did the same! So jump over to the amazingly popular (and more … Continue reading

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A boy child was born…

I love a good birth story…the lead up, the drama, the drugs, the no drugs, the tears and the trauma. I could sit and listen to them all day long. I wrote a few months back about the different stories about … Continue reading

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