Since having Miss E I have had a flood of memories about how things went with Master X. Her life from the start has been different from our little boy’s and I feel guilty saying the truth which is that I am thankful. There would have been no way that I would have had a … More My goals for the postpartum period
Master X has had a preference for Mr A for a while, but with the birth of our new baby Miss E, he has lately become much worse. An example is when it is at shower time with me when Master X will lose his head and I have to physically take him to the … More When a toddler preferences one parent
Last night I had some difficulty sleeping. I was unsure whether it was a hormone thing or a medication thing but my mind automatically went to medication. My mind was racing, you know, like when you have anxiety or a heightened state of being like the start of mania. I was feeling very hot under … More 36 weeks tea, acupuncture and work
Parenting is the easiest thing we ever have to be. Don’t freak out, it is not that I think that parenting is not important, but I mean that it is part of who we are when we birth our babies. That first moment of looking into our child’s eyes and seeing yourself reflected as clear … More Being a parent is easy
In 2014 when I birthed my son I never conceived that I would have shifted my whole sense of self with this event. Six hours of active labour and 20 minutes of pushing defined the boundary between my identity as a single entity to transforming into a parent, an adult responsible for not only growing, … More Am I letting tech raise my child?