I’ve been feeling out of sorts. Ten years ago – a whole decade ago – I packed up my then eight-year-old son and a few suitcases and we shipped ourselves off to Wuhan, China. I wasn’t only the only single mother there – I was the only high school teacher parenting a child while livingContinue reading “Breathing Through Smog”
I still remember that beautiful day. The day I got to hold the sweetest being in my arms, having my first picture with her and being all smiley even after a long labour, which ended unexpectedly in an emergency caesarean section. Stepping into the identity of a mum and going on this motherhood journey hasContinue reading “4 Lessons from Motherhood”
Do you remember as a kid when you watched the acrobats who would swing high in the air? How did they get so good!?
My children were triggering me to no end. How can it be an over-reaction when, very logically and rationally of course, I was right!?
The past month has been incredibly challenging as the feeling of overwhelming stress crashed upon me. There were physical manifestations and mental lows. Many of my friends seem to suffer from this especially during the fall.
So I’ve decided… I’m not going to do anything this weekend. I’m not going to make a list, I’m not going to feel guilty.
You know where I’m going with this, right? I’m not that mom who spent a month planning and creating the perfect homemade costume, who is decking out the porch in Halloween decorations, who spent the weekend carving Jack o’Lanterns with my kids and their cousins… Nope. I had to all day work Sunday. I wasContinue reading “Lazy Procrastinating Mama”