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Dear #CSectionMom (and the others who judge)

Hello! This is me. The c-section mom. Number 1 = elective. Did I want to try natural birth. Maybe. Then no. Do I regret that with Kiki, yes. So April is c-section awareness month. But what does it mean? Does Read more…


The rules that does not exist

You are allowed to break the rules Not the kind of rules about taxes and speed limits, but the ones that keep you from living a life of awesome. We are constantly bombarded with rules that don’t exist: You will Read more…


#SettingBoundaries

Boundaries are more than just lines on a map or a line in the sand. In relationships, they are mandatory codes of conduct that need to be respected. It’s where we draw the line on what is acceptable behavior and Read more…


You should put yourself FIRST…

We have all had those points in our lives when we were a bit too harsh on ourselves. It’s almost like we are trying so hard to perfect this outside exterior, so that people can just look into it. And Read more…


On starting school

Dear Little Kitty Cat Zo, Tonight, I tucked you into bed for the last time as my baby. Tomorrow you will officially start school. In the blink of an eye, you have gone from the tiny baby that I held Read more…


7 Things I wish people knew about having a prem baby.

Two years ago, prematurity struck our family. Out of the blue, it hit us. Looking back, there are lots of things I would love to tell myself now – accept help, take it one day at a time, buy more concealer and waterproof mascara. But, in honor of World Prematurity Day, (which is coming up on the 17th of November) I also wish people knew these seven things about the harsh reality of having a baby born before 37 weeks.


Dreams,changes and passions

Let’s be honest about this – we are living in a world full of sudden and unexpected changes. From our little dreams when we were kids to the things we ought to do for the week, it only shows that Read more…


10 Ways to Handle Burnout @ work

How are you feeling right now? Happy? Stressed? Hungry? Bored? Is your back aching? Or maybe your shoulders? No, you haven’t had an injury; it’s just kind of…there. Or maybe you’ve been losing sleep lately? Or having memory problems? You’ve Read more…


Chester Bennington’s Death- Suicide is not the easy way out

I saw the post on my timeline and stared at it. It was a mix of total disbelieve, shock and horror. The lead singer of one of my favourite bands dead- this better be fake news. But it is not. Read more…


Happiness Is…

Happiness. What is happiness? I choose to believe the definition of happiness depends on who you ask. Say you ask my five year-old “what makes you happy?” You may find yourself with the simple answer of Dr Seuss or bubble baths; but Read more…