real life


Pregnant By Accident, Having a Baby By Choice

Today, courtesy of my amazing mom, I read an article by an American woman called Bee Lavender – you can read it here, at the Guardian website – Young, Gifted and Pregnant. The article resonates with me in many ways. Like Bee, I was the typical “not supposed to get […]


One Doodle That Can’t Be Un-Did, Homeskillet…

Some people idolise women when they are pregnant for different reasons – how well they dress when they are pregnant, how quickly they lose the baby weight – no. Not me. My pregnancy role model – although I won’t be going down the route of adoption – is Juno (to […]


Week Fourteen – Reality is a cold, hard bitch.

So I’m at the end of Week Fourteen, and I’m still searching for that elusive glow. Morning sickness is gone, cravings are easing a tiny bit (hallelujah) and I’m no longer spotty and horrible, but the glow evades me. Worse than that, I feel like I need to just crawl […]