One of the things that struck me when I started a family was my sudden ability to connect with strangers. I'm a super awkward person, so being able to laugh about how shit things were, with people I did and didn't know, felt pretty liberating. "I'm so tired I cry when I can't buy my regular sandwich", I'd confide. They'd respond, "I haven't slept next to my husband for 3 years". Such is life in the parenting club.Read More
When our two-year-old started speaking more Spanish than English (his childminder was from the Canary Islands), we knew we weren't spending enough time with him. So, we did all what all desperate people do: we made a dramatic decision that we were convinced would change our lives for the better. We decided to move from London to Queensland's Sunshine Coast.