Having two sons, raising boys is all I’ve known of motherhood. After seven years I feel like I’m finally getting the hang of it, but as my boys get older, I realise I have a duty to pass on things I hold as important lessons for young men. These are the things I want my sons […]
This year is the first year all three of my children have been at school. It’s a milestone I’ve been looking forward to for, let’s see, since they were born. That’s a lot of days, given that the eldest turns 11 this year.
As parents we do our best to raise our kids well and to help them work out the world, even when we don’t fully understand it ourselves! While there’s a lot of value in the lessons we impart, I think there’s plenty we can learn from our children as well. Here are some of the things my […]
Mourning the end of breastfeeding goes through stages. It takes a couple of weeks to stop feeling sad and to arrive at the very excellent last stage: celebration! Your child has passed a milestone that we call ‘Completely Weaned’ – and you’re firmly in the territory where your body is yours again. We couldn’t blame you […]