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Category: Moral Support

Losing my shit

A post with lots of swear words and zero silver lining 8:20am The pharmacist is scurrying up and down like a nervous mouse. We make eye contact and her nose […]

Lessons from Cancer

Day 6 post chemo and I’m up at 4am to write. I’m definitely back to normal. It came suddenly, unexpectedly. This returning to normal. Like my friend Caroline said “the […]

Finally, that book review (#1)

Books. They can take you places even when you’re stuck in a queue. They’re the Felicity of every childhood and every adulthood (Latin fēlīcitās, meaning happiness, just in case you […]

The Snot-Vomit

The snot-vomit happened at 3am and he almost choked. Kev had already gotten up to work and Tom was sleeping next to me when all this stuff came out of […]

You won’t always see the rainbow

So come here. Draw closer and sit on your bum. No, don’t cross your legs, that’s actually bad for little kids. I need to tell you that I’m sorry. Let […]

Having three kids is like….

I get asked this a lot, so let me tell you. It’s like a beautiful day where you decide to go to the beach and as you get there some […]

Congratulations on being Overwhelmed

In my opinion the word ‘parent’ should be replaced with the word ‘overwhelmed’. As in “congratulations on becoming newly overwhelmed”! Or “you are so good at being an overwhelmed person.” […]

Great Expectations

I’ve been thinking about Great Expectations a lot lately. The book, the version I saw on film, as well the new version that was recently released. I fantasize about watching […]

The Power of Intent

This is more or less how my mornings go: (for your sanity dear reader I only chronicle mornings with one of my two little people here) “If you don’t take […]

Dads: The Unsung Heroes

In 1417 a young man named Poggio Bracciolini discovered a thousand year old text that turned out to be the last surviving manuscript of “On the Nature of things” – […]

Products that really should exist

As a mom aka herder of cats, there are a few products that I really feel should exist. Perhaps, you dear reader, have the time, energy and expertise to make […]

Help! I’m never alone!

Perhaps I should start this article with a disclaimer; I love my children dearly. I do sometimes think about eating them, but at the same time I would happily die […]

Toddler world vs Working world

You may not have children yet and you may be wondering if you are ready. Or you may have children and you are wondering if you are ready. I have […]

Memory retirement fund

This one is dedicated to my parents. Because only now that I am a parent do I understand. I want them to know so many things. But most of all […]