PARENTING: What makes a family?

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“The genetic link is not always the most important connection” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL What makes a family? When talking about alternative family constellations, this question becomes very interesting. Despite the many challenges that can arise within this question, most people can agree that love is one of the most important factors when talking about a family [….]

#WhichOneIsMummy: Baby is coming

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“Even though we’ve been here three times already, I’m still not sure on the best way to prepare for a new baby” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE It was 8am on Boxing Day when Lynz declared Christmas to be officially over. This meant all “festive clutter” was to be cleared away, and the house completely cleaned. In [….]

Mid-kids milestone #WhichOneIsMummy

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“I have two mummies and a bump” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE And just like that, the whirlwind sunshine child has begun her school days without any hesitation – she skipped on in. Typical of this energetic, fun-loving, crazy kid, and we loved how she didn’t look back. After her first day, we asked her what her [….]

My motherhood journey: the result

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“I felt we were out. It was over” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Once again, the first week was ok. This is the week filled with so much hope. Hope that your body is doing everything it needs to make that little embryo comfortable. Week two was when it got hard. I remember waking up feeling those [….]

My motherhood journey: round one

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“I felt massively deflated. Gutted even” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE So the journey began. We had set ourselves on IUI, with it being the least intrusive compared to IVF, and we were hopeful for good results. With our biggest tiny human it took three goes and with the mid-kid it was only one. The cycle started [….]