Keep Calm and Pray

I’m starting to think all humans have a natural tendency to lose ‘it’. Including anything from our “cool”, to our “marbles”.  And I find it fascinating that even two-year-olds across the globe instinctively know how to throw temper tantrums. Perhaps we have learned over the years that falling face down on the floor and pounding […]

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Dear Mommy-to-Be

First of all, congratulations! And welcome to the tribe. Regardless whether this is your first pregnancy, or your fourth, your life is about to change in ways you could have never imagined. Depending on your personality and circumstances, this change can be completely overwhelming, scary, and/or incredibly exciting. I’m just over three months pregnant with […]

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Are you safe?

A few weeks ago Thailand was hit by a series of bomb explosions aimed at tourist destinations. Some people asked: “Are you safe?” And although it happened fairly close to us, we were unharmed. The definition of safe is “protected from or not exposed to danger or risk; not likely to be harmed or lost“. […]

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Dear Lady in Waiting

I’ve wanted to write this letter for a while now, but I just couldn’t find the right words. I know in the waiting and the searching there are numerous questions and advice that one would prefer not to hear.  The last thing I want to do is to add to the “noise”. So I’ve decided […]

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