Posts from the ‘Friendship & Sisterhood’ category

Am I Pretty?

I stand in front of the bathroom mirror, applying makeup. I become acutely aware Ella is in the doorway. She’s watching me. Why do I wear…

Mean Girls

“I can’t deal with this for the next fifteen years”, my friend says to me. “This mean girl stuff is only going to get worse the…

Rising

One day a few weeks back, after Ella had woken up from a nap she said, “I’m a bit grumpy, Mummy. Not too bad, but a…

Somewhere Halfway

The unsolicited advice you receive as a new parent hits from all angles – all the time – over and over again. It’s nothing new, really. Just…

Girl Power

She spilled into the car like sunshine. Nine months had passed and I almost couldn’t take how good it was to have her next to me…

Silver and Gold

Hey friends. Take your shoes off. Grab a quilt. Pour yourself a cup of tea. We’re hiding out in the tent today because Monday. It’s okay…