When your child gets hurt by another child

The day was shaping up to be a good one. We met up with friends who have a boy about the same age as our B, and went to visit a local farm as it was lambing day. We got to see lots of animals including newborn lambs. All was good. Then we went to…

#notyouradoptionposterchild

So I’ve had some time off work and I’ve been doing some thinking about the latest adoption-related social media hashtag. Disclaimer: These are just my opinions as an adult adopted person, obvs. I don’t speak for every adoptee, just like you don’t speak for all [insert whichever category conveniently fits into social media hashtags here]….

People with kids are so entitled

My friend (used to be a real life friend – now fb friend since she cancelled dinner on me the day she found out she was pregnant… I haven’t seen her physically ever again and she’s now on baby #2) just posted on fb advocating a reduced hours working week. The video was all about…

Ranty rant rant

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaah! So I know there have been other posts about this, but can I just reiterate: It is rude to ask people about their marital/parental status! Yet again today I have been faced with a barrage of questions around why I don’t have kids. The final straw was when my ex (long ago ex, from…