Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Wondering

Wondering

Will you be my last? Entrusting me to grow your long, dark lashes, your ten fingers and ten toes. Will you be the last one? My last time to be penalized for simply brushing my teeth, by returning the contents of my breakfast in the nearby toilet, with you in mind. Is this my pregnancy… Read more

Two poutines and one wax cup

Two poutines and one wax cup

She’s done this before. Waiting in line at the drug store, arm weighted down to her hip, trying to be discreet about the hot pink pregnancy test box containing her fate. She spontaneously sandwiches it between two boxes of Smarties calling her name, which she doesn’t even like, if only to fill the time that has… Read more

Dear New Dad

Dear New Dad

Dear New Dad, Firstly, congratulations! Expecting your first child is a really crazy time in your life, but I know you and your baby mama are rocking it because you’ve got one another. And I know – your woman’s been needing you. Like, really needing you and it can be a confusing and exhausting task anticipating what… Read more

Labour lessons

Labour lessons

In 2015 I felt powerful. I felt strong, brave, courageous and capable. I had achieved a natural un-medicated homebirth with my second daughter, Millie. I had planned to do it and I did.  At 12 days post-date in my 450 square foot trailer, on my own bed, I pushed her out to the hum of… Read more

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