I’ve previously posted this article, but now it’s up at the Australian Filipina.
‘When are you having kids?’ Its a refrain that many Filipinas are familiar with. Before the ink dries on your marriage contract, family and friends are already anticipating the most rewarding and most difficult time in your life. But having children in Australia today is a different experience to what our mothers and grandmothers went through in the Philippines.
(If you’re wondering, that’s not my picture. It’s been a while since I was preggers.)