Doing your labour at home

I have a special feature to this post, a video of my sisters first labour at home, before she went into hospital. It features a day of activities, positions, locations, eating, drinking and laughing with family. Birth is normal. Early labour can go on for quite awhile, especially for first time mums. But this can…

‘Bad’ girls get to heaven

‘Are you religious?’ they ask, I sigh cause I can’t explain it all simply, and answer “Yes”. Wikipedia defines religion as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. The definition is all over the place but in…

Hand the baby over!

“Before I left, I made sure the baby was fast asleep, the washing folded, and dishes from dinner cleaned.”, “Every time I go out he texts me that he can’t find the pot to cook the pasta in, or the baby is crying and he doesn’t know what to do.”, “Last time I left him…