Rookie Mom: A Pretty Ordinary Day

4.00am - "MAMA! I'm awake! Look, it's a morning! What's today?" Stumbling out of bed, I switch on the kettle. One bottle of rooibos tea with honey, one bottle of formula, one cup of green tea. The boys and I lie on the couch sipping on our beverages of choice, while I play "This Little … Continue reading Rookie Mom: A Pretty Ordinary Day

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Are You a Terrible Parent?

Last week, I was informed by a perfect stranger in a public place that I was a terrible parent. When a woman you have never met and knows nothing about you gives you such an astute observation, you take it seriously. Even after thinking about our constructive conversation for three days, I was still unsure. … Continue reading Are You a Terrible Parent?