Birth Beyond Hollywood

One of my favourite bloggers, Park Confessional, has very recently given birth to her second child. Her birth was a profound and beautiful experience…two times lucky. This piece featured recently on Park Confessional. If you would like to read more from her blog, you won’t be disappointed. Please say hello from Mother Ink. The Day … Continue reading

Motherwriter

Karina is writing her PhD and has two children. She also writes a blog karinaquinn.wordpress.com. Karina shares her experiences about how she manages and struggles with her two obligations and loves – her children and her writing.  Thank you Karina for sharing this beautiful piece of writing with Mother Ink. I finished my chapter (for now) … Continue reading

The night of Birthing my second child, my baby boy

Mel lives in regional NSW, and has recently birthed her second baby, a boy. Mel shares this beautiful piece about the labour. I love her for it…her words carry the strength I can imagine she felt that night. My pre-labour contractions are mild but very frequent. I want to stay home. A green tree frog … Continue reading

Mother’s Group ~ a social necessity?

This post is written by Melissa, who came across Mother Ink. recently. Melissa used to be state retail manager of Mimco. She now the mother of  one little boy. Melissa came to writing about her experiences of motherhood because she felt isolated and lonely. She needed to share her experiences. This is a beautiful piece … Continue reading