The Martyrhood of Motherhood

I find myself, many days, in an unusual position. Doing what I do – embracing all aspects of parenthood, being more mother-centric than child-centric, and worried mostly about maternal health and well-being and the subsequent, filtering down and through their families, and society – I am privy to the joys…

Once Upon a Time, There Was A Village …

Once upon a time, there was a village … well, actually, there were lots and lots of villages. I’m also willing to bet that, in many parts of the world, that ‘time’ there was a village is right now. In this village, there was a symbiotic thing going on. Each…

That's just teasing

A call from the local council today. Regarding my place on the waiting list for family day care. I’m getting desperate, and really need to get Chippie into care. I’ve rung every other centre in the area and surrounding suburbs, most of which are advertising “enrol now” and “plenty of…