Dear Papa

This grief thing…

I know this grief thing is a bunch of peaks and troughs, but damn is it hard. The last month or so, in particular, was difficult; in fact… one of the most difficult since you left, 1 year and 4 months ago. Maybe it’s the lack of sleep because Aaira is teething? Or.. maybe it’s… Continue reading This grief thing…

motherhood

Baby sleep: The struggle

It’s been one hell of a journey; one that my 17-month-old and I have been struggling with since day one! Some upfront facts: I have been exclusively nursing Aaira since she was bornAaira has been 'feeding to sleep' since she was bornAfter 12 months, I felt like I could no longer continue nursing to sleepAt… Continue reading Baby sleep: The struggle

Musings

‘No aunty ji, no one wants to know what you think of Person X’s recent weight gain’

For a while now, something has been on my mind and I have wanted to address it, but never really sussed out how. I have tweeted it about it a few times, so maybe that’s the best way to start: Body image. What is it? According to Mental Health: “Body image’ is a term that can… Continue reading ‘No aunty ji, no one wants to know what you think of Person X’s recent weight gain’