The Just Be Revolution — Life With The Squidlet

Life With The Squidlet - The Mix Tape

Life With The Squidlet

Life With The Squidlet - The Mix Tape

Ever since I can remember, I’ve struggled with asking people for things.  It’s a part of my own mental health struggles, but it seems that asking for things sends my anxiety through the roof like almost nothing else.  Asking for things and telling people important things, nup, can’t do it.  The thing is, I know it doesn’t make sense, it’s completely irrational, but if my first reaction when I think of something is that it’s going to cause some type of trouble, my brain goes into a massive revolving circle of the black dog’s mixed loop tape of fear and...

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Life With The Squidlet - The Skun Rabbit

Life With The Squidlet

Life With The Squidlet - The Skun Rabbit

We first saw our child, her mother and I, at 20 weeks like most parents do.  Of course we had started to get to know them much earlier than that.   Always, in my mind, that child was a girl.     The strange thing for me was that at that scan, we were told our child was a boy.  The technician had identified a penis and so it was decided. But still in my mind, that child was a girl.  This was over 15 years ago, when things were very different to how they are now.   We really...

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