PART 1 – Q & A with my OBGYN about Premature Birth & Stillbirth

Part 1 of a 3 part series where my daughters (Delphi & Cheska) and I return to the hospital where they were born premature to ask the questions we’ve always wondered in an attempt to help increase public awareness of premature birth and stillbirth.   In part 1 we reunite with Dr Neil Israelsohn, the […]

AFLW: Why Women’s Football Is Important For My Son

This article was written for Kidspot. To read it, click here.   

I’m Happy That I’m Not Pregnant

“I’m SO happy that I’m not pregnant!” -said no one on the Internet ever. Because to many in society this still appears to be selfish. It appears to rub it in the face of people that can’t or struggle to have children that often sacrifice all their emotional energy, finances, health and even relationships to […]

Mother Nature Isn’t Always A Kind Mother When It Comes To Childbirth

I am nearly 3 years post my most recent birth. And it still makes me grit my teeth when I hear the debate about natural birth vs hospital intervention/pain relief/c-section. When I had my son I had a vaginal birth. No drugs. Small tear. Didn’t poo. Sex 4 weeks postpartum (which actually wasn’t recommended but […]

Freeing The Nipple Of Its Little Balls

When I was a young adult, I had the deep desire to do something to my body. I wanted to get a tattoo but I had already gone and done that at just the legal age of 18 and 2 weeks old (my mum was so proud – not) and I knew the regret of […]

Announcing a birth that didn’t go to plan

This blog is dedicated to a little boy called “Owen.” He was one of the best intensive care roommates my girls could ever had and despite landing in their room through similar circumstances, he fought a much harder fight. His parents showed so much strength that I don’t know I could have had myself. They […]

This is not the body of a Healthy person

This is not the body of a fit person. This is not even the body of a healthy person. I know I am in the correct BMI range but my body is like a hoarder’s house – looks pretty normal on the outside but it is completely dysfunctional on the inside. To start with I […]

Do As Mummy Says, Not As Mummy Did – #1 “Turpentine”

This is the first instalment of a new section of my blog: “Do As Mummy Says, Not As Mummy Did.” Here I will be telling bedtime-like stories about actual events that have happened in my life in order for my children to learn and not go through them themselves. I do not doubt for a second that […]

Skincare for Sensitive Skin and Sensitive Soul

SAY NO TO ANIMAL TESTING I am very passionate about the rights of animals so naturally I support cosmetics and skincare that are not tested on animals. It just seems common sense to me. Do you like it when shampoo gets in your eyes? No? Well, animals don’t either people! With technology nowadays, it is […]