Tag: 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 […]

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 […]

A Prisoner In My Home

Today, I went for my first walk in a very long time. Anyone who really knows me knows I love walking. I love the ocean breeze that blows in my neighbourhood and I especially love to look at the beautiful houses and discover new routes. For years, I […]

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 […]

Dear Mama

Thank you for giving me the best of you… Even when I didn’t appreciate it. Though I didn’t always understand your discipline, thank you for chastising me in love and for teaching me what it means to be a woman. Thank you for being a living example of […]

What Mommy Wants (Part 2)

Last week, I wrote a post called ‘What Mommy Wants‘! To be honest, I thought I may have been sharing too much. However, your responses showed me that I actually wasn’t…and maybe it needed to be said. Well, I also think this needs to be said: “I have […]

My Womb Cryeth

My womb doth cry and cry… For the thing that delighteth it so, It did not receive. In the days past, It hath gathereth and prepareth A place so inviting and intimate, Where it may conceive and nurture The seed of a man… But alas, the month has […]