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Welcome Baby Nora!

It’s been 7.5 weeks since baby Nora was born, and I have to admit, newborn life is a lot busier than I remember! Let’s see if I can get mostly caught up on the last few weeks to pave the way for more timely updates! 553 more words

Kid Stuff

Faking at being a craft mum

Ugh, I cant craft to save myself… The space group that we went to had weekly crafts which kind of got me started. I mean, I figure that kids toys are so expensive, if you can make a couple things they’ll have a bit of variety and it won’t mean re-mortgaging the house! 642 more words


Nothing Rhymes with Orange

Written for performance at Poetry Jam @ The tea box, Richmond. 

Nothing Rhymes with Orange

I hand the brown paper bag to my sister.

She pulls out carrot coloured baby trousers, and eyes them with delight. 279 more words

falling into postpartum

I’m looking forward to working with clients as a postpartum doula. The role is quite flexible depending on your needs, but the focus is on supporting the mother (whatever that might mean to her) during the first 3 months with a new baby (also known as the “fourth trimester”). 52 more words


New Baby Checklist, Part 1: The Basics

Babies are expensive. For such tiny little creatures, many retailers would have us believe that you need a whole lot of stuff to survive those first few years. 2,750 more words


Getting Out the Door in the Morning (with One Pair of Adult Hands)

Note:  This post was first published on October 7, 2015, on a fabulous blog called Working Moms Against Guilt.  I am grateful to Susan Wenner Jackson for permitting me to guest-post for WMAG! 782 more words

Getting anxious

Today, didn’t start off great. I only slept (semi) soundly for a few hours last night. The rest of the night was spent staring out the window and rolling around trying to get comfortable. 1,517 more words