Mommy guilt

Am I depressed or is Motherhood just overwhelming?

  A few days ago, I, Kit, posted on social media that I had struggled with a stint of postnatal depression earlier this year. I say stint as I tend to deal with things quickly and have a very strong need to self regulate and thus managed to get on top of it quickly. But…

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Confessions of an expectant mum

This past weekend was my daughter, Sarah’s, 2nd birthday. Like most mums, this got me totally excited AND in an absolute tizz as the day approached. Friday looked something like this: Shop for last minute fresh food for the party tomorrow, complete baking for Se’s birthday ring, attend birthday ring, fetch ice-cream cake in Pinetown,…

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Mommy guilt

  It was 4:30pm, and I (Kit) was literally down to counting the minutes until my husband got home. He’d walk in the door, and I’d come close to throwing my irritable 4-month-old daughter at him and bursting into tears. This whole mommying-all-day thing was causing me to become someone I barely recognized. I was…

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