White Privilege and Early Parenting: Part 1 – 8 Ways my White Privilege served me in pregnancy and early parenting

The two main things I want to do here is to firstly acknowledge my white privilege and how that has and is assisting in my parenting endeavours - which is this article. Secondly, I found a parallel between my early parenting attitudes and attitudes I see when white privilege is raised (find here). Before I … Continue reading White Privilege and Early Parenting: Part 1 – 8 Ways my White Privilege served me in pregnancy and early parenting

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My baby, and your baby’s funeral. 

My niece (cousin), my gorgeous, innocent, angelic, 9 year old niece, is taking her last​breaths. And it is that once in a life time thing that you wish you never experience. You hope you never understand this. Because this is paradigm shifting. In what world is it fair, or even just ok for a lively, … Continue reading My baby, and your baby’s funeral. 

What would I say to me?

Keep breathing. That's what I would say. One breath at a time.  And then, rather incessantly... It's okay, I'm okay, Baby is okay. It's okay, I'm okay, Baby is okay. It's okay, I'm okay, Baby is okay.  I have a baby. I am pregnant. At least according to the non-existent period, and the 6 different pregnancy tests. … Continue reading What would I say to me?