Sailing through rocky waters

There is a mum somewhere who loves her little one so dearly, that she could go to such lengths for that love that she couldn’t fathom before. She spends each waking minute with her baby and even watches her while she’s asleep. She is also the same mom who could do anything to be away…

I kept the last…

I kept the last nappy long after it was not required anymore. I was quick to throw the last onesie that belonged to my youngest. I was quicker to throw out the baby toys, the baby shoes and even the pram. I wondered if I was so different to the other mums I read about…

My Mother-in-Law is So Much More Than Just My Husband’s Mom

I have been married to my mother-in-law’s son for eight years now. In this time, I have come to know this woman like I know no other and have since been in complete awe of her. She defines unconditional love by simply being herself and sprinkles magic in our everyday lives. From far, you would…

The day my dad wrote his will

The day my dad wrote his will was a day of new beginnings. It was not only the beginning of the end for him, but for my life as I knew it. I knew he was planning for the inevitable before it’s too late, and I knew it was time for me to make a…

Their world has less of me, but mine still has only them.

My morning doesn’t begin with the soft kisses from little ones full of baby smell anymore. They begin with the rush of all members of the house getting ready to leave the home and go to their daily world outside. I close my eyes and try to imagine what the baby smell and the baby…

Let me find me first, before I find you

It is said that after the kids start growing up, the parents often find each other once again, as individuals, as a couple, as lovers. I can’t wait to find us as we have been lost in parenthood for so long, but I must find myself from the trenches of motherhood first. I want to…

To my precious darling

As I complete my time of carrying you for nine months, I feel so many emotions all at once. I’m soon going to be holding you in my arms, At last being able to see your little feet and tiny palms. I hope you have led a comfortable life within me But, it is now…

I’ll be your mama, now and forever

I wonder if you’ll look for life’s answers while being so poised. At times when you’re lost, I’ll be there trying my best to show you a path, now and forever.

From pyjamas to pants: A guide to sanity

There was a time I believed that pregnancy was hard. There was also a time I felt raising one child was difficult. As I recently delivered my second baby, life with two littles is definitely challenging. However, I never knew that getting back to work after two kids (both under 5) would be the most…

Love in This Time of Chaos

Today, my husband and I woke up in the dark, much before sunrise. It was early morning, the sound from the baby monitor loud and clear for waking both of us up. We smiled through our sleepy eyes. I would have loved to sleep in, but wouldn’t miss this time with the kids, before the…