I’ve abandoned writing here for ages. So I don’t know why I felt like depositing here this song I recently discovered and am now listening to again, late on this Sunday night. Brother, he’s suffered like a tree taken down Wept as he witnessed his dreams carved out And how can a man just keep … More How Emptiness Sings, Christa Wells
From time to time, I pause, take a deep breath, and remind myself that before the Internet, before the invention of printing and books, before people started conducting research studies and coming up with all sorts of conflicting results… millions of mothers still managed to feed their babies and raised them Just Fine! That takes … More Resources | Babies & food
I did not discover the world of Facebook Groups till I became a parent. In those early, hazy, sleepless days and nights of nursing, burping, changing and soothing a crying newborn, I spent an inordinate amount of time reading posts on the many, many groups I’d joined. Apart from collecting parenting tips, much of that … More Links | Facebook Groups
I’ve never given playgrounds much thought, till I started to bring my crawling 8+ month old to the ones around our neighbourhood. A couple of months on, playground visits are now a lot more frequent (daily, if time and weather permit) and more interesting, as he clambers up and down slides and steps, crawls under … More Links | Playgrounds
The other day, I went to look up an explanation of thunder and lightning. Somewhere between my childhood and motherhood, I’d misplaced this little nugget of information! Why is there thunder and lightning? What exactly is happening in the sky! It’s true what they say. One of the greatest gifts I’ve received as a parent … More Seeing nature with new eyes
It’s been a time of uncertainty for our little family. Not knowing what the near future holds in terms of work and other aspects can be unnerving. So when this devotional landed in our inbox, in the weekly email from our church in Munich, it couldn’t have been more apt. Britain votes today on whether … More Things which cannot be shaken
When I first discovered that my first child would be a boy, I was dismayed to find that I was a little dismayed to be expecting a son. After all, prior to that discovery, I’d been telling others and truly believing that I had no preference one way or the other. In fact, had I … More Boy or girl?