Doulas and Dads

Preamble: this post was originally titled “Doulas and Partners”, because I didn’t want to leave anyone out. But I had to change it to “Doulas and Dads” because it occurred to me that there are specific issues that arise between the...

How the Queer-Friendly Doula Serves Families

To celebrate pride week in Nanaimo, I thought I’d write something a little rainbow-y. Although I don’t consider myself a member of the queer community, I definitely an ally. So I ask you, dear citizen of the interwebs, to read this blog post with an open...

In Praise of Mum’s Fish Pie

I still call my mother Mummy, despite the fact that I am an independent adult in (almost) all other ways. There are some things only mummies can make. One of those things is fish pie. Probably a lot of people without English, Scottish, or Irish family won’t know...