BUDDING WRITERS… listen up!
Here at Blackbird, we are interested in hearing from Mums with a flair for the written language. Honest, genuine and authentic mothers who would like to share their experiences of motherhood – the happy stories, the sad stories and the funny ones.
Please feel free to send in any blogs relating to motherhood our way.
You see, I tried for years to have children. It’s been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. I’ve had my heart utterly shattered several times over due to recurrent pregnancy loss. I would have given my soul to be a mum during times of epic grief. Being a mum is […]
Well, it’s been ANOTHER successful outing for the Kingsbury Clan. After scouring the internet for ideas on kids activities last night, I decided on a low key trip to Bunnings to expand these little minds in choosing and planting some herbs for our new garden. Side perks – internal cafe, kids playground, free balloons; all […]
I hope this doesn’t trigger anyone. I feel it is among one of the most confronting and sincere posts I’ve put out there. It’s uninhibited, raw and honest and I’m pretty nervous about that. I should perhaps rephrase the title and not put the whole blanket of “parenting brings out the worst in me” out […]
How do these words make you feel: Natural mother? Earth mother? You’ll know what to do when the baby comes. Just trust your intuition and you will be fine. What?! Really?! Imagine someone wanting you to start your new job as an Architect today. You’ve never had any practical experience or education, but just get […]
Motherhood: could also be defined as a veritable landscape of uncharted ‘choice’ – couldn’t it? I thought this as I mused the ‘choices’ available to me on Saturday afternoon. I’d already extended my children beyond their natural coping capacity by then; exposing them to the Indooroopilly Santa Photo queue; backed up by a sweltering Montessori […]