Gifts worth celebrating

September is my favourite month of the year. In September 2012, I celebrated and committed my relationship to David in marriage, together with my closest family and friends. In September 2017, I met my son for the first time and became a mother forever.


Sabbath: the lost art of resting

I’m not sure when the shift happened, but I bought into the idea that true rest could only be experienced while on vacation.

But not just any vacation; perhaps rest could be found on a white sandy beach,


Leaving baby for the first time

I toss and turn in my bed as David gets up to soothe our baby back to sleep. It’s the middle of the night and I can hear them negotiating in the next room. Maybe it’s a nightmare, a toothache,


Confessions of a sleepy mama

This is not a my regular type of post with tips and recommendations. No, this is the confessions of a sleepy mama.

At approximately 10:46pm on the eve of my baby’s birth four months ago, I went into night labour.


Five Things I Didn’t Expect from Motherhood

There are certain things you can expect after becoming a parent. You’re not going to sleep ever well. Your relationship with your partner will change. Your body will change. You will have to do endless amounts of laundry. So. Much.