What is IVF? I speak about it constantly, we hear about it on the TV and through other mums, but just what the heck is it exactly? I get asked this question A LOT! So much so that I figured I would just write a blog about it. Firstly, I am no doctor. So what … Continue reading Just what the hell is IVF?
Today marks Mother's Day, my second with a child that I can cuddle every night. I've considered myself a mother for a lot longer than that though. What constitutes a mother? In my eyes, to be a mother you do not need to have a child in the here and now. As someone who lost … Continue reading What makes a true mother?
This post is likely to piss a lot of people off and probably cause a lot of controversy and discussion, but really, I just don't give AF. Alee and I have knowingly chosen to make a lot of our life quite public, and as such we expect that there will be people out there who … Continue reading Dear All People
Is there such a thing as the 'ideal age gap' between children? I've been really thinking about what the age gap will be between Oakland and Oakland 2.0 should this IVF cycle be successful. If it works first go I will be due in late February/early March, with Oakland being around two and a half. … Continue reading And the magic number is…
Some days I want to kill Alee. Through no fault of her own, but she just rings at the worst times. I've learned to put my phone on silent for fear it will ring right when Oakland has fallen asleep. I know from experience that this happens any time that I forget to flick that … Continue reading What would Jesus do?
Have you ever bought or sold anything on a mummy buy/swap page? If you have, then you will completely appreciate just how important the four letter word SOLD is. That tiny and seemingly insignificant word is the subject of countless debates and angry PMs, many of which I was the target of in the last week. We … Continue reading Some mums just need to chill
I, like pretty much every mother ever, quickly discovered after giving birth that other mothers are shit. You will be criticised by them for every single thing you do as a parent. Mothers love to tear other mothers down. Women in general love to tear other women down. I think it is just the way … Continue reading Leave Candice Alone!