There are a few symptoms that are commonly associated with the first trimester. Most common ones include nausea with or without vomiting, tender breasts, increased urination, fatigue, food aversions, heartburn and constipation. (I am fully aware that most moms are more than common with these symptoms seeing as you would’ve experienced it before-also I got the list with the help of google.) More than 50% of women experience morning sickness during pregnancy. I have no idea why no one has bothered changing the name yet as most who have experienced it will very well know that is not limited to mornings. … Continue reading First trimester; second time around
As some of you might have seen I have changed my blog name. It has been something on my mind for a while, something that I have thought through intensively and finally just decided to dive in, head first. So, why THE PARENTING PARADOX? As parents we bring these tiny fragile humans into the big wide world, these little ones grow and believe with all their hearts we run the world as well as control everything in it. Little do they know is that behind the “ouchie”-healer, worry-comforter and question-responder facade is a mildly crazy person whose mind runs in … Continue reading What’s in a name
“You can’t sit with us’. A slogan that seems to be on quite a lot of merchandise these days. A saying that is completely contradictory to … Continue reading You can’t sit with us.
In the dimly lit house I feel like shedding a tear, in the dark on the cold tiled floor on a hot summer evening. That sounds pretty poetic, actually it was more along the lines of ugly crying (Kim Kardashian style) in the dark, on a hot floor, I don’t know who is screwing with El’ Nino and La Nina or who ever is appropriate but GAWD it’s hot. Like sweating bullets hot. Continue reading Bring your own Brass Band
The skies decided to open this evening and bless us with some much needed rain. The Western Cape is in a drought, the worst recorded in … Continue reading The little things.