Parenting 101: No One Knows What They’re Doing (Seriously).

I’m not about to say that I’m a professional or anything, but I’ve managed to keep a baby alive for (almost!) twelve weeks now. I don’t know about you, but that is pretty damn impressive. You know, coming from someone who swore she didn’t want children. Ever. I joined a few Facebook groups a few weeks after […]

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The First Week: Nightmares & NICU

The first week is all about survival. That’s what I was told. In Caelen’s case, it was literal. After his birth, we spent a glorious (not) twelve hours at the hospital before we were discharged to go to a birthing unit or go home. I chose to stay in town because I (and my mum) was […]

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The Birth Story

*Please skip this post if you aren’t comfortable with words like cervix, catheter, dilation, dildo, vagina, and mild swearing. If you happened to read my post about being thirty-seven weeks pregnant, then you would know that this is not the typical ‘oh no, my waters broke!’ birth story. It is a long, complicated journey that involved a […]

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