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May 2, 2017

My Kids Could Not Care Less About Stunning Scenery

So for the Easter break, two-weeks of school holidays we decided to book a trip to the South Island of New Zealand. We’ve been living in the North Island for four years now in the Bay of Plenty, a stunning part of the country, blue skies most of the time […]
May 1, 2017

I’m Autistic – And Pregnant

It was the most definite pink line of all and a welcome sight. I jumped like some sort of human-spring hybrid, my hands and arms flapping as quickly as a cheerful sparrow taking a dust bath. I was pregnant and ecstatically so. Pregnancy and conception is challenging for many women, […]
May 1, 2017

Is It Ever Okay To Touch A Stranger’s Baby?

I can just hear the ‘PC’ police reading that headline and having a stroke. God that phrasing’s not much better either is it! Clearly my mind is in the gutter today! What I’m trying to say is, ever so in-eloquently, how do you feel when a well-meaning stranger comes over […]
May 1, 2017

7 Things You Don’t Have To Do While Pregnant

Pregnancy comes with quite a lot of misconceptions. Often there is an expectation of how you are supposed to feel and things you should do while a little dude or dudette takes up home in your uterus. You should be happy, excited and glowing. You should be mother earth and enjoy every […]


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