A short essay on how being a mother has helped me recover lost parts of myself.
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New Year’s Eve Letter
Dear R, This is our second Christmas as a family of 3. And what a strange time its been since our first one. I would love to write this and not have to use the c word. I would love to write this and talk about the friends you made at creche and at theContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Letter”
A Free Evening
He woke at 5.30 this morning. He does that a lot, but usually I can get him back to sleep. Some cuddles while sucking on the boob and he usually drifts off and I can get another hour in bed, if I’m lucky. But this morning it was not to be. After half an hourContinue reading “A Free Evening”
A Dime a Dozen
Trying to find my own voice in a crowded momisphere.
I wrote a post in one of the mom Facebook groups I joined in my new locale. I explained my situation and how I was just looking for someone to chat with over coffee. Well dear readers, it worked. I arranged a first date.
My inside was his entire world for 9 months. The least I can do is continue to be his entire world for a few months on the outside too.
I can’t tick all the boxes that I laid out for myself twenty years ago. But life isn’t about ticking boxes.
I Wish I’d Known
What is the one thing about childbirth I wish I’d known before hand?