You are the Source

I saw an amazing sketch by Anna Lewis (Sketchy Muma) the other week. The caption was ‘Rest my darling, you are the source’. Now, I love everything Anna creates- she’s so talented, but this one really resonated. As women, we’re conditioned to be the caregivers. As mothers, this increases 10-fold, probably because we actually are […]

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New Year’s Eve

Somehow- somehow, it’s the final day of 2017. Do not ask me how, because honestly? I’ve got no clue. A lot of my memories this year follow the same paradoxical dichotomy – they feel like yesterday, and yet they feel like a lifetime ago. I have a hunch this is kind of what the rest […]

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‘Get it over with’ 

There’s a woman I sometimes see; I’m awful at ages but I’d guess she’s ~60, she’s very friendly but also occasionally makes comments that make me cringe… that are a bit close to the line, or just plain weird- you know the type. She loves Ottilie and wants to hold her every time I see her; […]

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Simple Pleasures

It’s the Wednesday after a perfect bank holiday weekend and I’m sure I’m not the only one suffering from the bank holiday blues. It made me think, though- what was it about this weekend that made it so great? We didn’t do anything groundbreaking. Saw family, went on a walk in the lavender fields, had […]

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Sustainability with a Baby

I’ve always been fairly environmentally-conscious. I always try to recycle (Emma I’m looking at you here), generally try to be mindful, and don’t eat meat (though must confess that I dooooo eat fish – albeit only once a week). One of the main reasons that I have cut out meat is because of the environment, […]

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