• International Breastfeeding Week

    7 August 2021

    It’s International Breastfeeding Week. I feel blessed to have been able to breastfeed both my children until they each stopped two weeks before they started walking. It remains one of the most challenging, painful, isolating yet beautiful, mammalian, oxytocin-craving years of my life. I find it fascinating, amazing, spiritual. But it is also a huge unfurling of all selfish drives to continue, feed after feed, laying our nips on the line.

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  • The Ferocious Faery

    5 July 2021

    Six years ago she made me workthrough the night and early lightsnatching rest before she pressedtiny nails by face clawing her own paceto safely, naturally, painfully take her place. Big brother catalysed our growing, feeling, yielding to mammalian attachment styles of talking,wearing, feeding, workingbut the ferocious faery had her own ways – “Tummy sleeper only, pleaseI’ll nap alone in darkened peaceking-sized, briefly, but no slingsthen sleep entwinedkicking out, twelve hoursat a time, peaceful.No reasoning or logic hereI know my mind, and you must…

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  • My Feather Boa Constrictor

    17 April 2021
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  • Wiping pt.2

    12 March 2021

    From a Mum Poem Press prompt

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  • Wiping pt.1

    12 March 2021

    From a Mum Poem Press prompt

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  • Our Home Education Story

    9 March 2021

    Full article published on The Other Path website. “…You need to hold the reins very loosely, and be happy to leap off into rabbit trails with no notice. Being flexible to interests, energy, different personalities and balancing your own needs is key. There is no such thing as a perfect home ed day! But each little moment adds up to a bigger picture of habits, knowledge, and layering of attitudes which I hope will colour their approach to themselves, others…

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