You go from thinking of yourself as primarily an individual, to suddenly being a mother, first and foremost.And yet there is no rule book, no right or wrong - you just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family. For many mothers, myself included, this can, at times lead to lack of confidence and feelings of ignorance.

Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge talks of her emotions she experienced becoming a mother during a speech at the Best Beginnings “Out of the Blue” film series launch.

scene: a baby's gender reveal party

there is a box with colored balloons in it, telling the crowd of the parents’ vague acquaintances the societal expectations the fetus in its mother’s womb will be held to when it is born, based on its genitals. the half of the couple with the penis brandishes scissors and dramatically cuts open the box. the crowd gasps. blue balloons come out of the box. “It’s a water baby!” the person with the vagina in the relationship exclaims. the crowd cheers for the water baby. everyone is elated. the water fetus cheers from inside the womb. everybody in the world claps. obama is there.


little farty comic i may or may not color :’P

the idea was to show abby’s adventurer/hero instincts manifesting at a very young age, and also sebastian being somewhat ‘forgotten’ about like he always claims to be