"Writing is like pumpkins in trees, sometimes an idea takes on a life of its own and you just end up with a pumpkin in a tree with no idea of how it got there"
Blogs about body image, natural things, humour and mum life in New Zealand
July 6, 2018
I'M JUST A TEACHER.
And you ask me what I do?
You may have heard about what I do. It's probably wrong.
Let me tell you what I don't do...
I don't have 12 weeks holiday.
I don't have a full lunchtime break.
I don't have weekends off.
I don't start at 9am and finish at 3pm....
May 30, 2018
Erin Inger, wife and mother talks about her journey with cosmetic fixes and plastic surgery.
Truth bomb ahead: if you’re a judgeypants, stop reading:
I ground my teeth in my sleep my whole life without knowing, the front ones were 0.5cm long by age 30. They m...
April 3, 2018
Nikki talks about her own super powers and encourages others to think about their own.
Someone asked me today what my Super Hero Powers are. It was a serious question, and it threw me. My first thought was “I don’t have any Super Powers,” and my first urge was to list a...
October 21, 2017
Jhankhana Vahanwala aka Ze
This is a guest blog about the story of baby loss. About baby ANGEL, taken too soon.
written by Jhankhana Vahanwala
Sometimes it’s the small talk that kills me. Those little questions from people in the grocery store line, bank tellers, waitresses, new acquaintanc...
August 15, 2017
An enormous thank you to the contributors to this blog!
Its always humbling, beautiful and fascinating reading everyone's birth stories :)
Check out part one of New Zealand Mums birth stories HERE too.
Rebekah Morgan - Blogger at Our Petite Patch
July 6, 2017
Nikki talks about her most recent battle with depression, how it arrives at her doorstep and overstays its welcome sometimes.
I’ve never written about my depression before. When I’m well, I forget how bad it feels. So this time I wrote my journey into Unwell while I re...
May 29, 2017
So many mums have had their own stories to tell so I wanted to compile a blog dedicated to them and their own birth stories.
Birth can be beautiful, incredible, funny, weird and sometimes heartbreaking.
Thank you to all who contributed, it was so amazing reading y...
May 6, 2017
Anonymous - Mother wife and friend
An anonymous post from a friend X
This one was written by a friend of mine, it was a letter written to me and to her other close friends.
Of course, she never needed to apologise for trying to help, she never needed to apologise for the actions of another.
With her permis...