Day in the Life

A pair of little, sleepy brown eyes is the first thing I see every morning that my step son wakes up at our place. Trying not to wake his dad - who is, without fail, enjoying a sleep in - Brody visits my side of the bed and whispers: "Good morning Mummy Marissa". His next … Continue reading Day in the Life


Becoming The Extra Mum

It's 9pm on a Saturday night. Lights are dim, toys are scattered and a seven-year-old is sound asleep in bed. I cuddle up to my fiancĂ©e in front of the TV as we talk about how well our boy played during today's soccer match. I smile because our boy, the one who kissed me goodnight … Continue reading Becoming The Extra Mum