When Kate turned one, my uterus and its future plans became a seemingly acceptable subject for discussion. Phrases like, ‘time to make another one’ and ‘the best gift you can give her is a sibling’ actually came out of people’s mouths as though they were perfectly fine things to say. My husband and I had previously skipped the post-wedding ‘when are the babies coming?’ talk,… Read more Continue reading Please, stop asking.
Oh boy. If someone told me what the fourth quarter of 2020 would have looked like when I wrote this list, I wouldn’t have believed them. It’s been nine months since Covid-19 impacted our lives on this little island. And as we all know…a lot can happen in nine months. March honestly feels like a lifetime ago. Or rather, a different lifetime altogether. I forgot… Read more Continue reading Enough is Enough: My Mental Health In 2020
This blog post is probably the one that’s taken me longest to write. It’s been floating around in my head for a long time, but whenever I sat down to put my thoughts into words I struggled to convey them clearly and would end up leaving it in the draft box until my next unsuccessful attempt. I want to talk about my life postpartum. It’s… Read more Continue reading Self-Love, Hard Work & Grace
We’re back! Sorry that took so long. Clearly, adjusting to life with a toddler during a pandemic required more of my energy than I thought it would. I didn’t plan to stop writing initially, but I did welcome the pause with open arms when I realised it’d be a relatively long one. I do, however, feel that the absence was important. For the past few… Read more Continue reading Emerging From The (literal & figurative) Cave
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