As far as allergies go, Atawhai's are very serious; he's on the highest end of the scale of severity. It means he must always have an epipen – an auto-injector of adrenaline – with him, which will likely save his life if he comes in contact with egg or peanuts.
an epipen with them – and if something happens they're your responsibility – that's a lot. "But as their mum, if your child is the poor guy who doesn't get to go to anyone's birthday party because they're a hassle,
it's tough. You look at what that might be like for them as they get older."
a te reo Maori course.
it's our honeymoon – I'm not going anywhere by myself!'"