8 Years of Riddle-Solving

All children have their quirks, but in my son’s case, much of his life is filled with riddles. Riddles we try to solve, together, so that both him and the world around him become less puzzling.

Do I Push My Kids Or Just Let Them Be?

As a parent, you run into a million challenges and questions by the time your child turns one. Whether or how much to push them on certain things is one of those questions I struggle with on a daily basis.

How Do You Know You’re No Longer Depressed?

As the sun rises again, as the air gets warmer and the birds start chirping, I see how Spring has slowly unfurled itself over the frozen ground. Up pop the snowdrops, the crocuses. Out come the first blossoms. And on the ground I notice a dandelion, showing me that all my wishes are still there, intact, waiting for me to spring back to life and act.

What ADHD Medication Can Do For Me – And What It Can’t

I’ve been taking medication for my ADHD for about a month now (if I don’t forget, oh the irony!) By now, I’ve learned quite a bit already about what it can and can’t do for me. It’s a helpful tool, but it’s not the fix-all for all my symptoms.

What the Past 10 Years Taught me About Mothers, With or Without Children

Today my daughter turns 10. This marks 10 years of being a mother, though I realise that this is a much more flexible state of being than I always thought, and that it is much more related to my state of being than the children I have…

How to Develop a Steady Blogging Habit – 8 Crucial Factors (for Me)

It’s been two years! Going back to my old posts feels like visiting a former version of myself. I’ve learned so much since then, also about how to keep a blogging habit going!