Enough is Enough: My Mental Health In 2020

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 … Continue reading Enough is Enough: My Mental Health In 2020

Making It Work: Handling Social Isolation As A Parent

Overwhelmed is an understatement. We’re on the third month of 2020 and I wake up each day hoping that this is all just a bad dream. 2020 was supposed to be THE year. The previous decade wiped clean. Onwards and upwards! Isn’t that what we all cheered about as we welcomed in the new year, champagne flutes in hand, less than 3 months ago? (Metaphorically … Continue reading Making It Work: Handling Social Isolation As A Parent

Is Parenting Harder Than It Used To Be?

It is a sweeping statement to end all sweeping statements. One that, in the 500+ days that I have been a parent, I have come across more often than any other.  I have seen it typed in Facebook groups, I’ve received it as texts over Whatsapp and have even discussed it verbally with many mothers currently parenting children between the ages of 0 and 18: … Continue reading Is Parenting Harder Than It Used To Be?