Applause

All down the street, people are opening their doors and windows to applaud and to listen to the applause ringing around them – all except one. The applause is thunderous, drawing her to peek out the window, but her feet stay planted, rigorously washing the dishes. She needs to scrub harder, she thinks, to drive… Read More Applause

Mama fails

I’ve been hearing this a lot. ‘Mama, you hurt my life!’  So, I decided to make a list of the ways I have unconsolably and utterly messed up her day, subsequently, her life: I buttoned up her sweater I let the ketchup touch the fries (sacrilege!) I took a second extra to find a Barbie… Read More Mama fails

Restart

Isn’t it amazing how as people we’re always evolving, growing, learning, changing, unchanging? But isn’t the hardest bit about all this, the unlearning bit? To unlearn everything that’s been etched into your brain. For me, this unlearning process, this process to constantly restart, has been the most challenging. As a woman (and I only speak… Read More Restart

Mamatrooper

I used to be really professionally arrogant before I became a mother. I felt some things were my God-given right. Like a place in the corporate world. Or a ‘good‘ life, just because I had a bachelors from a good institution. It made me feel puffed with pride and honestly… a bit entitled. Then life… Read More Mamatrooper