Choose motherhood in lockdown – the relentless repetition of dull domesticity

Choose full lockdown where we are all in the same storm but different boats. Choose semi lockdown where the storms are different, the boats are different but you get to envy some people gliding along a Venice canal while you…

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AD: Love notes to my mam for Mother’s Day

Nothing brings back a memory like a smell does it? When I gave birth to my daughter and I was healing, people recommended I put lavender essential oil in my baths to promote recovery. Now the smell of lavender reminds…

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Mother’s Day gift ideas to suit all budgets

Struggling to know what you want for Mother’s Day? Or don’t know what to buy your partner or own mother? Hopefully, today’s post will provide a little inspiration. Here are some of my top picks for Mother’s Day gift ideas.…

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Letter to my firstborn as he turns 8

To my little cuddle monkey – Buddy, Oh wow. 8 already. You really seem like a big kid now. Just this last few months you seem to have had a growth spurt and now none of your clothes fit you…

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3 pieces of advice for women who are planning on having kids in the future…

The problem about having babies is you don’t REALLY learn about it all until you are in it. There are some things I wish I had done or known that I often think that some women planning to have kids…

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