TBT: Disaster Date Part 1

“Oh no you didn’t!!!” This GIF perfectly sums up my first ever blind date many moons ago. I should have known it was going to be an experience and a half when the man who I had been reliably informed was perfect for me, from my own country and a decent citizen showed up in a…

Postpartum Surprises Wrapped in Change

Things never go the way you expect them to. That's both the joy and frustration in life. I'm finding as I get older that I don't mind, though. It's the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don't see coming ~ Michael Stuhlbarg Doesn't this boy look all kinds of surprised? I think…

Dear Fellow Novice Mum: It Gets Better

“Sometimes life gets weird. Hang in there, it gets better.” ~ Tanner Patrick I often freely state that my first 3 months postpartum were a traumatic haze of pain, sleep deprivation and a baby who screamed seemingly incessantly. It was hard. I was absolutely convinced that Nate would be my one and only baby. After all,…

Business, Babies and Being

"And so she decided to live the life she'd imagined..." She said yes to living consciously. She said yes to challenging herself. She said yes to laughing at herself... and just laughing. She said yes to smiling at nothing. She said yes to to leaving comfortzones behind. She said yes to the tears when they…