The Support of Mamas

Do you remember those isolated early days when you had your first baby? I can clearly recall that the support seemed to be everywhere in numbers and yet (impossibly), nowhere simultaneously. There were nurses, doctors, professionals and consultants, friends, family … Continued

An Ideal Day

I was recently asked to describe my ideal day. I thought about it for a while, and for some reason, I felt that my answer should be something along the lines of, cuddling in bed with my children, a day … Continued

Breast Feeding Gone Wrong

  Recently I received private messages from two friends, both asking my opinion on whether they should keep trying to breast feed or not. When breast feeding goes wrong, it can go really wrong, and what then? [Just a disclaimer … Continued

Age Gaps, Entertaining Children and Surviving!

Let me guess – you’re having one of those days with the kids? You know, the usual kind: Some overly-sweet moments of pleasure which are all undermined horribly by frequent bouts of sibling in-fighting, tantrums and general malaise. You’ve seen … Continued

Facing Challenges as a Family

2012 was a rough year for our family. The struggles started in January when our youngest child Apollo, was diagnosed with a rare heart defect; a double aortic arch. He was 18 months old. He had struggled with his heath … Continued

Feeling Lonely When Your Husband Goes Off To War

My son was just about 22 months old when my husband first went off to war. I was pregnant with our 2nd child and had no clue what to expect. It was a whole new world for me. I luckily … Continued

Moms Groups… Why Is Meeting Mom Friends So Hard?

You’re a new mom or new to the area. You’ve done your due diligence and mapped out all of the local moms groups nearby. You RSVP to your first meetup, throw on your favorite ‘I swear I’m not trying to … Continued