Living in the light.

In one of my previous blogs I wrote about my ‘winter-depression’ that I was diagnosed with as a teenager. I was put on experimental medication from the US which made me sleep deprived. To fix the sleep deprivation I was givin sleep medication, which resulted in my hearing voices. That scared me so much I immediatly stopped. I never went back on any medication, even though I was told I would carry this ‘winter-depression’ around with me for the rest of my life. It’s been almost 10 years ago. Were they right?


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Big girls, you are beautiful!

A few weeks ago Tess Holliday announced her second pregnancy to the world. It lead to a lot (!) of controversy due to her weight. She’s supposedly very irresponsible for carrying her baby. My skin actually starts itching when I hear or see people being so unbelievably judgemental. All I can say is, people fear what they don’t understand..



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Always a fulltime mother.

I had the luxury to be able to stay at home for a few months after my son was born. I’m calling it a luxury because I realise a lot of mothers don’t have that option due to being a single parent or the fact that they need both incomes to make it work. I started working when my son was about 7 months old. I worked 5 days a week, for about 4-6 hours a day. Even then, I didn’t miss a thing though!


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Mommy ‘wars’- tag.

Vanochtend vond ik op Facebook een tag voor mama bloggers, gecreëerd door Een aantal ‘discussiepunten’ waar moeders keuzes in moeten maken en vaak ook op beoordeeld worden. Door mede-moeders of door mensen die (nog) geen kinderen hebben. De meningen zijn hier sterk over verdeeld.

Als moeders maken we (als het goed is) keuzes op basis van de behoeften van onze kinderen. Tijdens of na de zwangerschap lezen we ons in, wat heeft een kindje nodig, wat past bij ons en hoe gaan we dit verwezelijken?

Ik geef in dit blog antwoord op de meest voorkomende ‘discussiepunten’.


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