May 23, 2024

Playlist - Petit Popo

My son, Adedayo Etienne Fedon Lord was born at 11.15am, Tuesday, September 5, 2006. He is the light, joy and love of my life, and he is the driving force behind both the major blessings and major challenges of my life. Her are my writings about becoming and being his mother.

By The Sea In Ghana

I just had a really wonderful dream. I had gotten off the plane in Barbados, and I was sad and upset. My mother was there and she embraced me and kissed me and told me...

Heart Beats So Fast

I went to the doctor this morning, hoping for a little check up. They in fact sent me back to London College University Hospital again for another ultrasound. On the way...

Retribution In Dreamsville

I tell ya, retribution, oui? And exoneration… —– Last night I dreamt that I had met this guy. He was super cute, he was mixed race, and tallish, and...

Head Spinning

Now my first trimester is almost over, I find the nausea has abated for the most part, and my breasts don’t hurt as much as they did when I grew them. Now though...

Alright, Alright, Alright!

So I’ve gotten to the point where I’m starting to feel like I’m about to settle down some. Going to the UK was one of the best things I’ve done, but it’s been one of the...

My Little Dancer

I had my first official doctor’s appointment this morning. It was surprisingly quick for the cost of the thing. Yet again though, one of my friends stepped up and...

So Much Stuff

I was walking in Bridgetown today, and wandered into a store that had loads of baby things. In fact, that’s all they had. When I walked in I was surrounded and...

I Missed You, Mama!

I Shall Be Released — Nina SimonedreamsHating family lifeLast night I dreamt of my son again. In the dream I have been traveling and return home. I go through the...

Don’t Touch Meh Head

So the baby’s started doing these little stretches. I can feel him pushing against one side of my belly, because a little hard lump presses up, and when I put my...