It’s that special time of year again, the time when we all take a few minutes to sit back and reflect on the past 12 months. Now, I really thought 2021 would go down as the most pivotal year of my life (what with getting engaged and married – during Covid – and moving halfway … More 2022: From Mrs To Mummy
As I look into the mirror I think – whose body is this? It can’t be mine, Dark marks galore and a deep coffee coloured line, That runs all the way down my belly though it isn’t very straight, Fresh burgundy stretch marks and back pain from carrying this extra weight. I haven’t seen my … More 35 Weeks And Counting
It was early December. I was in my second month of pregnancy. You were our little strawberry seed. You wouldn’t have been more than 1.5mm long. Just under 5 weeks old: our baby. You would’ve looked like a teeny tiny tadpole. Your heart and brain were just beginning to form. It would’ve been too early … More The Strawberry Seed That Was Taken Too Soon
And just like that folks, I’ve come to the end of another decade of life, My twenties saw me explore the big city, travel the world, build a career, forge some amazing friendships, move up the country and become a wife! Honestly speaking, I wouldn’t change a single thing, every experience shaped me in a … More Thank You Twenties, It’s Been A Pleasure!
“That baby is so ugly”, it always shocks me when such words come out of people’s mouths. Like how can you say that, it’s a child for Pete’s sake, do you have no heart?! It’s also sad that in my community, babies with distinguishable South Asian features like rich brown skin, or big noses, or … More Did You Just Call That Baby Ugly?!
It’s the 1st of December folks and you know what that means, Christmas is officially a-coming! Now in spite of the fact that the festive season is one of my favourite times of the year, I am also without a shadow of doubt, one of those people who likes to keep Christmas firmly within the … More I Don’t Want A Lot For Christmas…
There’s no doubt about it, January is the Monday equivalent of the months (no offence January babies, but you know it’s true!). Everyone’s grudgingly returned to work, no longer encouraged to munch on leftovers throughout the day, no longer able to justify wearing hideous yet comfy festive clothing, no longer able to take untoward naps whenever … More A Quick Pick-You-Up
“Blogging is not rocket science, it’s about being yourself and putting what you have into it”- Anonymous I cannot believe that I’ve had this blog for three years now, three WHOLE years! 😮 But then again I guess I can because I can’t really remember a time when I wasn’t blogging…hmmm [scratches head]. Okay on … More Third Blogiversary
Of all the familial titles that I retain I have to say that being an Auntie is definitely my favourite one. On my dad’s side of the family most of my cousins are quite a bit older than me and so in effect I grew up with their kids who were a lot closer to my age. … More Feeling Blessed