Baby Led Weaning take 2 – Let the Mess Begin!

After managing to hold out until he hit his 6 month birthday (almost!) despite weeks of “oh poor thing, he really wants to eat”, Kiran has recently enjoyed his first few meals. As with Maya, I want to do the baby led weaning approach with Kiran and let him...

Snippets from Ngaben – Mas Cremation Ceremony 2012

Unfortunately I don’t have many good photos as I had a baby on one hip and was trying to keep an eye on Maya while protecting Kiran’s ears from the Gamelan and taking photos at the same time. And none at all of the actual cremation as young children...

Sepi di Rumah

All these days of everyone being out of the house and me getting to practice my single parenting skills has made me realise just how more relaxed I am when I’m alone. Having two kids under the age of 2, you would think that the more people there are around to...

What’s in a Name?

I have always loved researching names and looking up their meanings. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a mental list of names to use if I ever had children (despite insisting I would never have children up until about 3 years ago, ha!). I remember buying a...

Life, Death and Frustration in Bali

That cute little building in the sky is my new office which we spent nearly an entire year’s worth of rental income from our house building (well we rebuilt the kitchen underneath too as it was falling apart). The idea being that with a proper office, I can go...