Category: Motherhood

Don’t Ask Me About Baby No 2!

I am soooo, soooo fed up with people…even strangers, asking me when I’m going to have my second baby!  And I am seriously pissed off whenever family and friends TELL me that I must have another baby, because one is not enough and blah, blah, blah…  With all […]

Jason Needs Jesus

You see that little boy in the picture, jumping happily without a care…  He needs Jesus!  For many believers, this is a given, but the realisation that my son needs Jesus to be good, and not just me to raise him right, came as a little shock to […]

As If Pregnancy Isn’t Hard Enough…

Pregnancy.  Ummm…  There are no words.  People say the funniest and the most foolish things to pregnant women, all in the name of being “understanding” or “thoughtful” or even “friendly”.  Many people just don’t know what to say to a pregnant woman, aside from the classic “congratulations!” and […]

I Don’t Want Everything

What is the perfect life? I believe it is different for every single person, but the media tries to get us all to want the same things… We are socialized to have certain expectations from life, and follow a specific pathway to happiness. We all know the pathway. […]

New Mama Drama

Motherhood is uniquely hard, but it’s made so much harder by the pressures of others who disagree with your methods, or who push their ideas on you. Sure, we ought to seek advice, and learn from the mistakes of others.  We ought to know what to expect, so […]

I am Pro-Life, but… (Part Two)

In my previous post, I concluded my discussion by ending with an appeal for women to take the sacrificial route, rather than demand their right to their bodies and life in the abortion debate.  However, I thought more on it and realised that the debate doesn’t end there. […]

I am Pro-Life, but…

Yes, there’s a but.  There was no ‘but’ before I got pregnant myself and experienced the reality and the mystery of it all.  Before, there was no argument in my mind about it.  I was – and still am – Pro-Life, because of my fundamental belief in God […]