Practical ways to make the most out of your travels

  I am travelling overseas later in the week with my family, minus Z (yes, I KNOW! How am I going to do it?! But I also can't do it WITH her, so...). I haven't actually been overseas since my honeymoon, which was SEVEN years ago, and am feeling slightly anxious about it. We'll be gone…

An Open Letter to All My Concerned Aunties

I am so excited today to bring to you all our first contributor post. This is a stunningly honest and  poetically written piece addressed to all the aunties who are "concerned" about your marital status. Written by Sevgi Yildiz. Recently, my sister four years my junior got married and at 28 in a community of…

How to respond in these difficult times

2016 has been a particularly testing year. There has been tragic event after tragic event of mass killings, police brutality, domestic violence, civil war and the ever increasing growth of displaced peoples receiving very little compassion. How does one cope with such harrowing trauma? How do we not descend into a depressive spiral, where we…