To remember her

To remember her

I am house sitting for my old house family this weekend. They are taking a much needed holiday with their son and I am spending the weekend with their dog, not a bad way to spend a weekend. It’s the house where Eva and I lived together. It’s where we… Read more

This moment is yours

This moment is yours

My big sister lives in Vancouver, Canada. When Eva was born and things got tough, she had to watch from afar. I know she found it hard. Thankfully, she got to meet Eva before she died. She returned again to New Zealand for Eva’s funeral. Living that far away, I… Read more

Episode 00: An introduction

Episode 00: An introduction

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/3802674/height/360/width/480/theme/standard/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”480″]It’s here! The first ever episode of The One in a Million Baby podcast. It’s not perfect, but nothing is. This episode is a starting point, a way to begin. It’s my way of introducing listeners to me, to Eva and to our story. It’s my way… Read more

The first interview is in the bank

The first interview is in the bank

Last night, Jen Carter from Jacob’s Fight¬†was the first guest on The One in a Million Baby Podcast. We spoke for over an hour about her journey with her son Jacob and the challenges and triumphs they have faced. It is quite a story. One that had me with my… Read more

Discovering stories – Bethany Van Delft

Discovering stories – Bethany Van Delft

I get so excited about discovering new things these days. New friends to meet. New TV shows to binge watch. New comedians to make me laugh. New stories to inspire me. New music to smile to or cry to. New authors to read. It’s a big part of why I’m… Read more

One year ago today

One year ago today

Facebook has a lovely memory function where it pulls something, a photo, or a post from your past and chooses to remind you about them a year on, or five years on. Today, a photo of me holding Eva in Starship hospital popped up. “See your memories,” Facebook prompted me.… Read more

Pulled off your feet without warning

Pulled off your feet without warning

I was watching the news tonight. I had just seen a three year old boy pulled from the water. One of Syria’s children. I breathed deeply as the limp little arms hung over the man’s hands. I put my hand over my mouth and swallowed down a rising wave of… Read more