Back to how we used to be…

Back to how we used to be…

I remember how just seeing your smile would fill me with butterflies, and every time you saw me your eyes lit up like stars! What happened to those two people who were so wrapped up in each other's company? What happened to those two people who were CERTAIN that this must be love? What happened to us...?

What if they find out we’re unhappy?

What if they find out we’re unhappy?

Masks... We don't like when others wear them, but we're no stranger to wearing them either! You could be having the worst day, but you've mastered the art of being able to keep the world from knowing it. After all, you learned to keep your feelings to yourself and never learned how to ask for help. It is due to issues like these that we fall into the destructive pattern of suffering in silence...

Hello identity crisis

Hello identity crisis

Let's talk about what life is really like as a new parent. I remember looking down at my daughter days after she was born and feeling overwhelmed with the fact that I was now responsible for this tiny little human. The first time I took her out by myself, I made sure I had absolutely everything that she might need (and then some!) but still felt anxious as I pushed her along the road while she slept soundly in her pram...

The fear of falling

The fear of falling

My daughter Inaya was yet to take her first steps, and instead chose to hold onto whatever piece of furniture or available hand to help keep her upright as she learned to find her balance. I wish I could say that I was patient with her progress as time passed and she seemed in no hurry to step out on her own, but as she grew towards the later stages of when babies are expected to walk, I was eager for her to reach that milestone...