Birthing Scout

On the 23rd of November 2019 at 8:55am we welcomed our beautiful little boy Scout into the world. He was born at home in our lounge room and this is the story of his birth. My first three children were born in hospitals but I have always been interested in home births. When I first... Continue Reading →

Milky pwease mama?

Today marks thirty nine months of providing my darling Fox with nourishment and comfort via breastfeeding. Every time I post a monthly update about our breastfeeding journey I think it will be the last and yet somehow, here I am doing another. Last month my Instagram post was reported by someone for being against community... Continue Reading →

We’ve been ZAAPed

Three weeks in and I can confidently say we are loving our experience with ZAAP! If you missed my earlier blog, ZAAP is basically a pre-paid Mastercard for school aged children, supported by a mobile app. I have a parent login which allows me to manage their accounts and do things like transfer funds to... Continue Reading →

Be Brave, Ask for Help

On Tuesday night I sat in my bath and cried. The kind of ugly cry you do when you are just done with being strong and putting on your game face. Earlier that day I sat in Foxie's room, watching Richie play with him and I felt this intense sadness. The words I am profoundly unhappy actually came out of my mouth. It should have been a beautiful moment but there I was, just completely disconnected and unable to see past my feelings.

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