Author Archives: Kath

November gloom

November has a certain quality to it. It’s grey, grey, grey. The days are short and dark, the clouds make everything look bleak and dim. Even though you know there is a bright ball of blazing light out there behind … Continue reading

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Processing Labour pt 2. The nsfw language version.

My second thought from labour that apparently I should share (go talk to Karen Jones if you disagree) is on swearing. I generally don’t swear (except late at night when the baby is still crying and I’ve lost all perspective). … Continue reading

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Processing labour…

I’ve been thinking about what to write here about labour and our birth story. I may yet write up the story but I’m still not sure if anyone really wants to read it? There are some things I want to … Continue reading

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‘That can wait…’

There are few things as wonderful and as soul destroying as trying to get a tiny person to sleep. Wonderful because when their eyes roll back and they finally surrender you feel like a wonder worker. Soul destroying because it … Continue reading

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Week 1

This week my adventure into the world of parenting two small boys began. Husbandface is back at work and so me and the tiny people set sail into the unknown together. They are still pretty rubbish at grasping what’s going … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

I didn’t want to come here today.  Sleep depravation is a killer and affects all I think and do at the moment. My brain tried to convince me that church is alienating, un-encouraging and that people would judge me for … Continue reading

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Nothing comes from nothing?

What do we do with a God who answers prayers? Maria Von Trapp dealt with him by rejecting grace and claiming that ‘nothing comes from nothing, nothing ever could’, she reasoned that ‘somewhere in her youth or childhood she must have … Continue reading

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