Category: Guest posts

GUEST POST: The Repeat Key

So happy to share this funny little post by Craig. You might remember Craig wrote a guest post about being a dad to twins. You can read that here. This should strike a chord with anyone with toddlers!… Read More

GUEST POST: Mother’s Day as a single parent – Delight not disappointment

A friend of mine sent me this post earlier today. I’m really so glad to be able to share it with you all. People talk about the loneliness of  Mother’s Day for mothers parenting alone but there is a… Read More

GUEST POST: Your month

This is a really heartbreaking and beautiful post about infertility. I say that up front to warn you – in case you’re living this now and you’re not able to read someone else’s experience. But if you feel strong… Read More

GUEST POST: Two babies, two years

I met Craig at Webstock. We sat in the corner and showed each other photos of our babies – the great past time of saddo parents everywhere (no offence Craig). Seriously, I LOVE proud parents. I love no-chill look… Read More

Should you get your child immunised?

I am grateful to share a post today by the incredible Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw who is a researcher and writer at the Morgan Foundation. This post was originally published on the Morgan Foundation website.  I’m publishing this post… Read More

GUEST POST: It’s OK to say yes

This guest post was sent to me at exactly the right time. I get lots of emails from mums around the world, sometimes they write just to say hi, or to share their thoughts on sleep or other… Read More

GUEST POST: Matariki Rising Writing Challenge

I’ve spent part of this evening reading poetry to my sick little boys. They just adore poetry. One of Ronnie’s first outings was to a poetry reading at the Auckland Writers’ Festival. He listened along to readings by… Read More

Guest Post: My mother’s hands

This guest post was written by one of my dearest friends KVN. I absolutely adore her and can’t imagine my life without her. This post is about her parenting journey with her daughter. KVN is an incredible mother… Read More

GUEST POST: The Word I Wish I Could Take Back

This guest post is by my dear friend Gem Wilder. Gem is a total badass, a beautiful writer, a babe of epic proportions, and a really great mum. I love what she’s written here about her experiences parenting… Read More

GUEST POST: On not being a mum – yet

This post is about wanting to be a mother but not being one – yet – and all of the internal dialogue that comes with that particular pain. Thank you so much to the author for opening up… Read More