5 Perks of Being an “Older” Mom

I have a confession to make: Up until I was 34 years old and met the man who would later become my husband, I spent the entirety of my life not wanting children. It's not that I didn't like kids or lacked maternal tendencies. They just didn't factor into the grand plan for my life. …

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An Open Letter to the World

I've lived in the cocoon of privilege all my life.  And, like many others, I've been quite blind to it.  With all the opportunities that I have had - whether worked for or simply granted - it has never once crossed my mind that the colour of my skin had anything to do with them. …

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Grace in the Chaos

It's been a rough couple of days here for this introvert. I now understand why some species eat their own young. The mornings have been super-charged with little kid energy.  I've tried to steal moments to connect with friends on the phone, or to catch up on the barrage of work emails, but the antics …

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Is the world sick, Mummy?

That was the question my son posed to me last night at bedtime.  He's 4 years old. Maybe I'm just speaking for myself here, but I think it's easy to forget that our kids might be picking up on some different vibes these days.  Routines, as our kids knew them, have been obliterated. In their …

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