Blogs

October 15, 2019

BLOG 14 – TRAVELLING LIGHTLY

Recap: Vee’s belief that no situation has inherent meaning, and that giving meaning is something only our minds can do, takes Zani by surprise. Could it be […]
October 8, 2019

BLOG 13 – HEALING & WHOLENESS

Recap: Jake’s silence on Project Baby and Zani’s doubts regarding his adherence to the preconceptual care plan ushers in Dread, Anxiety and Fear. Before she can […]
October 1, 2019

BLOG 12 – FINALLY, A SAFE SPACE

Recap: Jake suggests they follow the 104-day preconceptual care programme to improve their health in general, but insists they postpone the final decision on having a baby […]
September 24, 2019

BLOG 11 – LAVENDER, ROSE, MINT AND JASMINE

Recap: Zani’s elation, inspired by Jake’s meticulous notes on preconceptual care, soon makes way for a sense of dread. Who would have guessed that co-creating a […]
September 17, 2019

BLOG 10 – SO NOT FOR SISSIES

Recap: While Jake presents his findings on preconceptual care – which clearly is going to require dedication and quite a bit of self-sacrifice from both mom and […]
September 10, 2019

BLOG 9 – A THREE MONTH PREP, FOR REAL?

Recap: The special dinner Zani arranged has had the desired effect. Not entirely due to the menu, of course, surely those high heels also played a […]
September 3, 2019

BLOG 8 – WHO NEEDS VALENTINE’S DAY?

Recap: Jake shocks (and delights) Zani by revealing that he is doing his own research on preconceptual care. She cannot help but arrange a very special dinner […]
August 27, 2019

BLOG 7 – A KNOCK-OVER SURPRISE

Recap: Even though Zani and Jake both act as if they never had the baby conversation, Zani is right back at her computer googling ‘Perfect Parents’ – […]
August 20, 2019

BLOG 6 – THE SPECIES CALLED ‘PERFECT PARENTS’

Recap: Zani’s attempt at convincing Jake that making and raising ‘the perfect baby’ is simply a question of doing the necessary research and then applying oneself, does […]
August 13, 2019

BLOG 5 – MOVING IN FOR THE KILL

Recap: Zani’s findings reveal that co-creating a child in a mindful way involves far more than deciding whether to have a glass of wine during pregnancy or […]
August 6, 2019

BLOG 4 – WILL MY MAN MAKE THE GRADE?

Recap: Zani has taken control of Project Baby and formulated a research strategy, covering everything from preconceptual care to the most desirable place to give birth. If […]
July 30, 2019

BLOG 3 – I’LL FIGURE IT OUT!

Recap: When Zani googles ‘pregnancy and birth’, a zillion websites pop up, flooding her with the enormity of the choices and responsibility involved in becoming a parent. […]
July 23, 2019

BLOG 2 – AM I SELFISH TO WANT A BABY?

Recap: One evening, completely out of the blue, it strikes Zani: she wants a baby. Her man, Jake, clearly hopes when she uses the word ‘baby’, […]
July 16, 2019

BLOG 1 – THE ITCH

My name is Zani. I am a thirty-year old (okay – thirtiesh) professional from an otherwise ordinary background. And while I’m not going to win a […]