Tag Archives: single mother by choice

Someone to watch over her

I woke up to a message from a friend on the other side of the world this morning. In short it said that I shouldn’t worry about Love Bug’s future as they would be there for her. Not that there’s … Continue reading

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First day of school

We got here! Love Bug went off to big school this morning. There were tears {her} then there were tears after she went {me} but we made it.  Thanks to grandma, Aunty Shannon and Uncle Kieron for coming with us. … Continue reading

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On the eve of big school – a letter to my Love Bug

  Dear Love Bug I’m not sure where to start. At the beginning maybe? Because it feels like yesterday. Everyone says to hold onto the every moment with your bubba because time will fly. What everyone neglected to tell me was that time … Continue reading

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We made it to 5!

Believe it or not … we made it to 5! Happy birthday to my Love Bug. Is it just me, or has that time gone super quickly?    

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My little graduate

We made it! Having been through some pretty trying times {through no fault of our own} during her preschool years, Love Bug and her fellow Speckle Dolphins graduated last night. We have made some firm lifelong friendships {both of us!} … Continue reading

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The B side

What would the A-side be without the B? Lonely? Unnoticed? Ordinary? Kind of like the B-side usually feels probably. Life at bumpyroadtobubba is not always A-side, but it does tend toward that. Which is totally because most of our life feels … Continue reading

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Congratulations, you’re pregnant. Here’s your daughter’s school uniform.

Congratulations, you’re pregnant. Here’s your daughter’s school uniform. Wait, what? Where did the 33 years in between those two statements go? Okay, so it’s 33 dog years and really only five and a bit human years, but surely it should have felt … Continue reading

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