10 days without my baby in South Africa: en route to freedom?

10 days without my baby in South Africa: en route to freedom?

Ten days without my 8 month old baby… all because I was invited to one of my best friends' wedding in South Africa. It caused me months of stress and a huge amount of guilt.  Each time I told another mother: -”I am off to South Africa for a wedding and I am leaving my [...]

Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

'Life swings like a pendulum – backward and forward between pain and boredom.” Wrote our beloved German poodle-lover: Schopenhauer. At the center of this depressing picture is desire. Your feelings of desire will lead either to suffering, if they are not fulfilled, or boredom, once they have been fulfilled. This sentence actually goes further: it [...]

Damn! I am an adult

Damn! I am an adult

I am watching my younger colleagues strolling down the corridors, with their tight pores, their naturally high cheekbones, their sparks in their eyes. I am realizing that there can be an attempt to slow down the ravages of time with some Botox and fillers. But the vivid light coming from the eyes can never be [...]