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When becoming a Parent makes everything A-Parrent

If you think the parents are the boss and the kids are the scholars, think again. I used to be one of those people that was all like ‘You’re the parent, just do what needs to be done and control your kid!’ I thought good parenting equals perfect child.

But becoming a parent and having that […]

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A Kept Woman

Being a stay at home mother by choice is all consuming. But the world rejects me for that choice and label me 'A Kept Woman'. The world has no idea...

By |February 9th, 2016|1000 Words|Comments Off on A Kept Woman

Things I didn’t understand before baby that suddenly make sense.

#2 I have been up since 8-weeks-ago but can not seem to get all things done in time to leave the house before midday...

By |September 22nd, 2015|1000 Words|Comments Off on Things I didn’t understand before baby that suddenly make sense.

An Open Letter to my Mother

Last year I wrote my Mom an open letter. Now that I am 9 months pregnant, thoughts of my mother and all she did for me have been very present in my mind. I am re-posting this for the second time now, because it will never get old. I will never stop loving and appreciating her for all she did for me. She is the greatest mother, and I hope to emulate her in the coming years with my own little one.

By |July 15th, 2015|1000 Words, Past Life|Comments Off on An Open Letter to my Mother

Pregnant Women are Smug

I used to harbour secret judgey opinions of those pregnant women. You know the ones. The kind Garfunkel and Oates sing about. The smug, glowing, gone-with-the-fairies ones.

It seemed to me that when *Jane fell pregnant 10 years ago, she became the very epitome of Mother Earth. What a joke! Especially since *Jane was my most […]

By |May 6th, 2015|1000 Words|Comments Off on Pregnant Women are Smug

An Open Letter to my Mother

Dear Mom

On this Mothers day, I would like you to reflect on your accomplishments and achievements in the form of your children. Specifically me, your fifth child, and what it means to have been raised by you.

You made me and kept me safe till birth, cutting out anything from your own diet that could affect […]

By |May 9th, 2014|1000 Words, Past Life|Comments Off on An Open Letter to my Mother