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Right Side Up

We live in a broken and upside down world. Suddenly, my personal sense of safety feels more under threat and I am reminded of this. Even when all is “well” for me, there are many millions of people living in … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

I am in awe of the kindness of strangers. Nearly the one year anniversary since Noa’s heart surgery, and we all, including Noa, look back on that experience with feelings of immense happiness. Sure, the days leading up to surgery, … Continue reading

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Bravery

“There’s no safe way to be bold and live your dreams,” I wrote to myself this morning. “In every choice, we are either moving toward love or fear.” I know fear and worry. It’s my default mindset and stance. But … Continue reading

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Where do you run to?

  Time is short. I oft feel whirly just thinking about how to use the golden minutes when my baby sleeps. Do I attempt a blog, tick off admin, eat, rest, save the world? I once read about how for … Continue reading

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More loads, more love

The more you give the more you love. That’s why in general parents simply love their children more than the other way round. This morning as I doted on my 3 month old baby – combing out her cradle cap, … Continue reading

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What if you could live knowing…

all roads eventually wind to the “right” place that either choice you make will be good everything will be fine no matter what happens along the way not being in control of the outcome is relief from the pressure of … Continue reading

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Sleep While You Can

The best advice I never listened to was to sleep when my baby sleeps. As someone who resists sleep in favour of doing (anything) and regards sleep as a guilty pleasure rather than a vital need, I simply could not … Continue reading

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Thank you Amy

All that we need is to do what we love, to love and be loved. Clean water, simple food and a roof over our head. Thank you Amy. For reminding of me of what I know and what I love. … Continue reading

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My Village

They say that a baby is raised in a village. I see the scene before me. The mother nurtured back to health after her primal home birth by a community of doting mothers and aunties and grandmothers who sit around … Continue reading

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I Saw Us

This morning, while dancing my runny-nosed daughter to sleep, in tears from lack of sleep and respite, I saw us. In the mirror. She saw us too, and started to laugh. Which made me laugh too. Which made her laugh. … Continue reading

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