Spring has sprung and with it came a new baby! Well lots of babies, probably, but mine in particular.
My son came into the world early and he’s big, cries lots, feeds like a demon all day long and our hearts are so full. But it turns out that I still know nothing about nothing *anguished sob* Continue reading
Becoming a parent teaches you a lot about yourself.
There are truths I have learnt that I was not prepared to know. Life, of course, doesn’t care about that, it throws you in the deep end and expects you to swim.
I think it’s why I can’t help but flash a knowing smile every time I talk to a newly pregnant friend. They have all the joy, and hope and nervousness that I had too.
They also have the naïveté that is so comforting during those preparation months.
I’ve been doing a few little crafts here and there for baby toys. One that I had fun doing was a poi!!
Every NZ kid has probably played with poi, twirled a poi and sung a few kapa haka songs themselves but I’m really into poi being used in a traditional and contemporary way! They’re also a great toy for babies. Continue reading