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The Strep

Our house has been hit with the dreaded Streptococcal Pharyngitis. Or ‘Strep throat’.

Oldest Child got sent home from school with it Wednesday and took one for the team by getting the vile throat swab yesterday. 383 more words


Newborn Graduation

Baby Pearl is 1 month old today. I’ve unlocked a new Mother badge today of successfully graduating 3 children from newborns to infants.

In line from my previous posts mentioning peace and going with the flow, here are some things I’ve learned about the newborn stage. 690 more words

Black Motherhood


A sermon for Mothering Sunday by Deacon Jessica Foster.

It may surprise you to learn that I don’t really like Mother’s Day. It won’t surprise my Mum who is sitting here in the congregation because she knows how contrary I am. 1,275 more words


Thoughts on self-care & why I eat standing up

Some days it feels like the needs of my children are incessant. From the moment my eyelids open into the 5am darkness to the moment their little bodies succumb to sleep, they NEED. 589 more words

Around The House


Tangled up we are so tangled
up in our head full of thoughts we are not good
enough no one is listening few see
the light in between the shadows and dark… 308 more words


Mothering by Mothers (2) 

I want to take some time to tell you about Becky, super mum of two, who was signed up to talk all things co-parenting, mixed family and her amazing commitment to adult learning but as we were about to sign out she whipped out a boob and started to feed her daughter! 393 more words

'Mothering' Sunday

I haven’t blogged in a long time. In fact, I didn’t ever finish writing the birth story. Or our struggle with feeding. It’s all a bit hazy now and feels a lifetime ago. 925 more words