Why Are You Crying, Mama?

I glance in the rear-view mirror and see your face.  “Why are you crying, Mama?”  You look to me for…

I Wasn’t A Very Good Mother

Today I wasn’t a good mother. I know I wasn’t. Just like last night when you got up for the…

We Do Not Negotiate With Toddlers

We do not negotiate with toddlers. Except we do. The Bearded One and I have always favoured the gentle parenting…

Stupid Things People Say To New Mothers

After Rahma was born, we had visitors, not as many as I thought we would have, but obviously people wanted…

Batteries Not Included

Before Rahma was born, we decided not to give her screen time until she was over two years old and…