Books to love and hate

When I was pregnant, a library fell into my lap. There were books for baby sleeping, Buddhism practice for Mothers, how to swaddle a newborn and swing it to calm oblivion, comic relief from pregnancy… To be honest, I didn’t read any of them fully…just dipped in and out, got a sense, and then put […]

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R…r…r…relationship!

OK, girls, we know you love ’em, and we know they make the world spin round. They are the fundamental reason we watch Rom Coms, divulge in glossy magazines, and listen endlessly to gossip – we love relationships. And the saucier the better! When Greg and I were preparing for the birth of Elka, we […]

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Num num num

We all take a different approach to feeding babies solid foods. When Elka was 5.5 months, I had a dream about feeding her an avocado. I woke the next morning, and offered her some mushed avocado – she ate the whole fruit! The avocado was indicative of Elka’s general style of eating. Most food offered […]

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From sling to sheepskin

Sleep…when you are pregnant, everyone tells you to enjoy all the sleep you get while you get it. When you have your baby, every other mother asks “So, how does she sleep?” And henceĀ sleepĀ is Chapter no. 2. I think the number one thing that defined the early months of being a mother was the incessant […]

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A welcome note

Hi. I am a mother of Elka. She is my first baby and an absolute joy. I thought I would share some of my daily experiences as a mummy, and some of my friend’s thought and ideas about motherhood. We live in northern NSW, and I am not sure if it is because we live […]

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