the day i watched my mother fall in love

I remember the day that I told my mom that I was pregnant with Morgan-Lee; her face said it all. It was Thursday the 5th of March 2009, the day before my 23rd birthday. I was 22, engaged but still living at home with her, and she was disappointed. I don't hold that against her; …

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on acting up

This year has certainly been long and draining. It has also been wonderful and exciting. But I think this year has definitely taken its toll on my eldest, Morgan-Lee. I don't know if it's had anything to do with her turning 6 in October, but seriously, since her birthday, the negative shift in her behaviour, …

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on saying i love you

I was watching The Goldberg's last week, and the episode was rather interesting. The mother had bribed her daughter with various fashion items to get her to tell her father that she loved him. The reason behind her bribery, was that she told everyone all day every day, that she loved them, whereas her husband …

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i don’t have a perfect child

Technically, no one has a perfect child. And I have always been the first to tell people that M-L isn't perfect. Maybe I'm in the wrong. Because according to the parents of her now former crèche, L and I let her get away with anything and we don't discipline her her, and are letting her …

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