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Biopsies & Black Cats

If someone had to biopsy your parental journey, what would they see? Imagine they take a small sample, as they […]

Be the Container

“Oy Fek” I mumble under my breath (a combination of Jewish and Afrikaans swearwords). Tom is sitting on the coffee […]

365 days of clean bums

I went for my first mammogram today. Hoorah for me for being proactive about my health and all that. And […]

Mother. Of. The. Year.

This mother of the year award does not involve a gorrilla, but it does involve this picture. Nasty. Previous nominations […]

That steel thing

Last night I slept in a steel cot. And I will again tonight. So crutches have been around since the […]

The Snot-Vomit

The snot-vomit happened at 3am and he almost choked. Kev had already gotten up to work and Tom was sleeping […]

Letter to Tom

I’m concerned with death and therefore very concerned with life. How fleeting it is. In the early mornings, as you […]

The story of George

This is the story of George, the cancer that lives in my boob The weekend before we cut George out […]

Biopsies & Black Cats

If someone had to biopsy your parental journey, what would they see? Imagine they take a small sample, as they […]

Why this blog?

Why join the thousands of other “mommybloggers” out there? Because this blog is not only about the butterflies and the […]

The Power of Intent

This is more or less how my mornings go: (for your sanity dear reader I only chronicle mornings with one […]