Back off 'Momguilt'!!!

Motherhood comes with strings attached. Strings and things like sleepless nights, nappies, spit-ups and guilt. Lots of it. A special kind of guilt I call Momguilt. Which instills itself as soon as you find out you're pregnant, and continues right … Continued

The A-Z of Parenting

Let's face it, parenting isn't straightforward. There are twists and turns and ups and downs throughout the journey. There are good days and bad days, sleepless nights and restful naptimes, cuddles and tantrums. I've tried to sum it all up … Continued

Mumspeak: A glossary of mum-only words

Every sect/cult/group has its own lingo. Even babies and toddlers (yeah, really, read about that here). So why should mums – that large group of women who can be identified by dark circles, spit-up stained clothes, greasy hair and a … Continued

10 things only a toddler can do – Part 2

I posted 10 Things Only a Toddler Can Do! a while ago, and the post was received with much laughter, chuckles and agreement. Which led me to writing a second instalment on the weird, amusing and sometimes extraordinary things that … Continued

The most important lesson I learnt as a mum…

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.' – Osho Indeed, motherhood teaches us a lot. From the basics like … Continued