I've always known I wanted to do something great, to influence people around me to want to be better, greater, happier. I've slowly been finding myself throughout the years of young adulthood, now a mother and still a moderately young adult; I now know that I don't want to sit idly by in this life … Continue reading How I plan to change the world.
Some well needed self reflection.
My circumstance is a little different to most when it comes to family, but I am all the more blessed for how things have turned out. It's as if there was divine intervention when I was brought into this world. Adopted from birth, and raised by the two most loving parents, gifted from a selfless … Continue reading Gratitude 3 – Whanau
We stared into one another, he took everything in about me, and I him. How his hair is growing millimeter but millimetre each day, how inquisitive those once blurred eyes now are seeking my familiar stare and those lips that mirror his father's. I wonder what he see's in me? It's such a precious thing, … Continue reading I know you now
I've been struggling to look after myself 'properly' ever since Torben entered this world. I promised myself a walk a day, to exclude dairy from my diet and to attempt earlier nights. I know it does no one any good, specifically myself, to beat myself up over empty promises. But I can't help but feel … Continue reading Love Thyself.
Being a first time parent is incredible! You couldn't imagine life being more fulfilling. But you are learning on the job, and there are a few things that you can't help but freak out about.. This constant stream of news about Trump, ISIS and global climate change has me thinking "What kind of world have … Continue reading The Parent Panic.
My baby boy is only four weeks and two days old so this blog is a constant, evolving and recent take on my experiences as I grow into motherhood. I haven't struggled in the past to show my emotion, in the sense that I would cry at regular intervals in the privacy of my own … Continue reading I broke down.