Motherhood Archive


It is the way of life. Not always easy, but she keeps on going around the sun, and for now, I am happy to be her shadow.

One of those posts about parenting.

I thought I had a good grasp on this teenage parenting gig. I know I haven't officially been a teen parent all that long; I know there is a long way to go, but

On gaming and sons

We are nearing the end of week one of school holidays. So far I have asked, cajoled, bribed, nagged and yelled at a number of teen boys to get of the xBox and go

I am a mum. Sometimes I am busy. The end.

Us parents, we're all just doing what we need to do. Sometimes thats the house work. Sometimes it's not. I am a mum. Sometimes I am busy. The end.

Milky nostalgia

There are some parts of motherhood that never leave you. Like the way I was so amazed and proud of my body for carrying and birthing two healthy, if determined never to sleep, babies.

Shifting time

There was a time, when two children under two relied on me for just about every last thing, I thought I would never get to the end. Never get passed the almost constant need

Life, bold and new.

Last Friday The Blue Eyed Boy entered a new part life. It's something most of us remember doing, and if the conversations I had on twitter are anything to go by, most of us

How to be a soccer mum. The beginners guide.

This year for the first time I have become a soccer mum. The irony of the whole situation is not lost on me. I love to let people know I'm a soccer mum, then

Waiting on the bench

Last year was all about finding the right high school for the Blue Eyed Boy. When that job was done, it was about the orientation and lead up to the big day when off

Winds of parenting change

The day to day of family life is turning into something else this year. Dynamics are shifting. The ground rumbles and the air stirs knowingly under our feet. We walk with as steady a