I ran 6 out of seven days that week, and evened that out by liberally drinking wine with Chab 5 out of 7 nights.
Looking angelic, five minutes before the spectacular meltdown as Reina's ice cream dripped and drooped over her cone, hands, dress, and somehow all over her face, much faster than she could consume it. A new rule was born: cups only! After 6 deliciously relaxing days away at the coast en famille, I am feeling ever … Continue reading My Perfectly Wonderful, Ungrateful Kids
My lady's blood pressure measured 148/100. That couldn't be right. She was a healthy antenatal woman, expecting her first child at 40 years old after several miscarriages and a long struggle to fall pregnant. She would be with us on the ward until her induction of labour as close to term (37 weeks and over) … Continue reading To Have and To Hold
Photo by Kamille Sampaio on Pexels.com There is a unique pain that comes from preparing your heart for a child that never comes.David Platt I wasn't going to share our story today. I simply wanted to write a short blog to recognise International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, on October 15th every year. It … Continue reading Number 3 Who Wasn’t Meant To Be
Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up.-Pablo Picasso Photo by Markus Spiske on Pexels.com Go to any mothers group get together (and maybe fathers groups too, but I wouldn't know) and much of the conversation revolves around our little ones and their latest achievements and blossoming talents. … Continue reading Prioritising Creativity- why is it so hard?
"I'm putting on my brave pants."
Well this is exciting! The last time I blogged regularly was over a decade ago. I blogged about my adventures living and loving in London and then in France as a twenty-something single Aussie girl searching for ... what? Searching for her way forward after seven years in a disastrous relationship that ended in heartache … Continue reading The Beginning, Again.