Not knowing

2022-11-13T11:03:09+02:00November 13th, 2022|

We like to have a certain control over our lives. That’s why we plan, make to do lists, create projects. Everything in our society is set to reduce uncertainty. The pandemic brought a certain shift in that. We realised that control is really very flimsy and that we have no grip at all on anything. Slowing down, waiting, not knowing, postponing, patience. These don’t sit well in our busy and fast paced lives. But worrying, pushing and pulling and controlling do not prevent chaos and disaster. Ev [...]

You don’t know what you’ll do until you get there

2022-05-31T13:49:32+02:00February 5th, 2021|

Before I had kids, I remember saying to my then husband that having kids would not change anything. We would still go out for romantic dinners, have active, adventurous vacations, take the kids everywhere, ... Then we had kids, and the whole world spun upside down! Sleepless nights, breastfeeding, a body I didn't recognize (didn't like or couldn't get used to), trying to do it all perfectly right, going back to work and having the impression that half of my braincells had died off. Someone had [...]

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