November 2014 Archive

Things I wish I'd done before getting pregnant

Posted Tuesday 18th November 2014   By Ericka Waller

So in hindsight, there are quite a few things I wish I had done before getting knocked up. I wish I’d taken photos of my pre-pregnancy tummy. The one I was never happy with before, even after all the kick-boxing and running, but looking back now I see was beautiful. Don’t get me wrong. I know that the tummy I have now is beautiful in a different way but I know which one I’d rather see in a crop-top.

The other side of being a single parent

Posted Friday 7th November 2014   By Ericka Waller

So I’m learning there are positives to being a single parent. Like only having three children to look after, not four… ha ha ha! But seriously. I’m eight months in and finding my feet now. My morning starts when I pad downstairs to find I very kindly prepared morning tea for us all the night before. Sometimes I find a note I forget writing myself which says things like, “Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings” or “The cold never bothered me anyway”.