It has been a long while since I had a physical moment to write. I’ve also had a distinct lack of mental space. Things have been rather crazy of late. Tough. Lots of changes, adaptation periods, new jobs, new roles, new family logistics, all running along side the constantly evolving rollercoaster that is the reopening […]
Read More New Chapters: Cure and Cause
A rookie attempt to understand hormones and how they affect emotions, especially post partum, all in the light of Maggie Thatcher’s coiffure.
Read More Blasted Hormones
Review of our experience as a new family of five, and how we’ve adapted to our new situation during the pandemic.
Read More Being a family of five
A look at the importance of women’s health post partum
Read More Be kind to yourself
My third and final birth story, with the pandemic overlay.
Read More Birth – the pandemic edition
Big news from the FF family
Read More Becoming
I’ve been back at work for a few months now. I’ve been juggling like a … clown (that could work both ways) and I’m officially a parent to two littles who are getting larger. Time is flying and life is happening far too quickly. I mostly get sleep, I mostly get sustenance and I even, […]
Read More Baby brain – true fact or un peu de bull?
Gut-wrenching pangs of belly ache, uncontrollable emotions with unpredicatable smatterings of tears, irrational and snappy…. sound familiar? No, I’m not talking about PMS or your behaviour when you get to the end of your favourite Netflix blowout and run out of chocolate… These are all symptoms of what I like to call the bebe blues. […]
Read More Bébé blues
It has been brought to my attention recently that I am bossy. Bossy! Moi? Shut the front door!! You are too fricking right I am bossy. I own bossy, and about 20 million pairs of bossy boots to go with it. Just as a quick reminder, I am the eldest of four girls; my mum saw […]
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