All posts by Finisterre

Mothers Day

May 12, 2008 1 Comment »

Last year was my first Mothers Day. It felt much like any other day in the weeks before or after it – trekking in to the hospital, reading the chart to see how much Talia weighed and how much milk ... Read More »

The great spoon strike of April ‘08

April 25, 2008 No Comments »

Since she figured out solids at the end of last year, Talia has been fantastic, eating all sorts of homecooked meat and veg. She had started to catch up with her weight and all was going well… until now. A ... Read More »

Slow progress is better than none

April 25, 2008 No Comments »

Physiotherapy is one of those emotionally fraught issues for a parent. You know you are doing the right thing by giving your child extra help to reach their physical milestones, but at the same time you still feel fragile and ... Read More »

Good to the last drop

March 31, 2008 1 Comment »

The bottom drawer of our freezer (we have an “upside-down” fridge) belongs to Talia. It’s full of plastic tubs containing ice-cube-sized portions of stewed fruit, mashed veg, pulverised chicken, flakes of fish in cheese sauce etc. Wedged in the middle ... Read More »

One year later – remembering Talia’s birth

March 19, 2008 1 Comment »

I’ve been feeling anxious and emotional all day, and as the hours went by and it came closer to the anniversary of Talia’s birth the feeling just became stronger until here I am now, mid-evening, sitting on the sofa with ... Read More »