Taking Stock: Midyear Check In

Something a bit different this week. My mid 2021 taking stock post. A few points of ponder anyway. The idea of a taking stock post is something I’ve borrowed from Meet Me at Mike’s – a blog I’ve been readings since…maybe 2006? Here’s a bit of what I’m up...

What ‘counts’ as birth trauma?

There’s a part of me that can’t believe I’m even writing an article on this. For me, the answer to “what is considered a traumatic birth?” is super simple. A birth is traumatic if you say it is. Yet, it’s still the question people ask me in interviews, in therapy, in...
I Got Condolence Flowers on My Birthday

I Got Condolence Flowers on My Birthday

Hi Erin A funny, not so funny story this week. About the stretch for finding gratitude. Last Thursday was my birthday. A memorable one for sure. Like many Victorians, I experienced a night of scary winds, power cuts and massive trees falling down. As a mother of young...