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Thinking of Breastfeeding For the First Time

As the arrival of my first child approached, honestly, I had not given any thought to breastfeeding or bottle feeding. I was just trying to get through the pregnancy. 773 more words

Wordless Wednesday

Pictures from Tante Dini (Martha Ewoldine (Pauw) Saathoff) folder.

Wordless Wednesday

Going all maternal

CB: “Hello?”

Me: “Hi, it’s me”

CB: “You ok?”

Me: “I don’t know what’s happening to me”

CB: “What do you mean?”

Me: “Well you know I was going to IKEA.” 212 more words

On Becoming A Father

Wordless Wednesday

Pictures from Tante Dini (Martha Ewoldine (Pauw) Saathoff) folder.

Wordless Wednesday

Originally, I started blogging when I was staying in a domestic violence shelter with my older four children. I blogged throughout the majority of my awful divorce and ugly custody battle, about the injustices of th justice system, about my anxiety as a result of PTSD as an effect of the domestic violence. 193 more words

A Tribute to My Grandmas...

I bow humbly to my paternal and maternal grandmas who were and still are two of the most influential women in my life.  I am what I am today because of what I have learnt from their life journey and would like to share small snippets of the same here.  2,800 more words

Queen of Cups, the Wallaby


Have you ever felt so rotten that you just curled up in as many blankets as you can pile on the bed , hiding its warm darkness? 210 more words

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