My Journey

Thankful For The Chapters of 2017

As I reflect upon last year it was probably a bit of a mixed bag for me. I was blessed with the most incredible miracle, yet also really struggled through some challenging work circumstances and my confidence and sanity really suffered as a result. No matter what kind of year I have, I always try to reflect upon not just the good and bad that unfolded, but how I grew through those experiences. Continue reading…

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Next Birth After Caesarean – Navigating the System and Defending One’s Birth Rights

After the birth of my daughter, I wrote about when birth does not go according to expectations, with her delivery resulting in a caesarean section. A previous surgical birth had multiple implications for my second pregnancy and delivery, the major one being the freedom of choice and support pertaining to a repeat caesarean section or vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC).

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Dads – The Unsung Heroes

There is a plethora of books, magazines, articles, blogs, websites advising and celebrating mothers, but the fathers don’t quite get the same amount of attention and glorification that is women get. Perhaps it is because trend still favours stay at home mums as the primary caregiver or more women seek out parenting advice and inspiration from other mothers. More likely it might be because us women are a better marketing audience! But dads are worthy of just as much praise and admiration, support and advice as mums… and it all seems to come out on Father’s Day, much like this blog!

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