mothering with heArt

Last week I was here talking about the importance of having friends when you are a parent… this week I want to share something else that is so important to me, but that can also so easily be lost along the way of motherhood… Creativity. I am a creative person, my studies to post grad […]

How to cope with morning sickness

 Today we have heard the wonderful news that William and Kate, HRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child in 2013. Unfortunately, poor Kate is suffering from severe vomiting, or hyperemesis gravidarum, to name it correctly.  This is a different, and more severe, condition than regular morning sickness and frequently requires hospital treatment […]

How to make a baby – part one

Being a parent is an absolutely amazing thing. It’s simultaneously wonderful and terrifying, energizing and exhausting, and in my own personal experience has made me generally a better, calmer and all-round nicer person. Giving birth to your own baby is also amazing and terrifying. Because it’s so other-worldly weird, painful and in my experience, hallucinogenic, […]

Back to the Start

I’ve decided to regurgitate the past and put some of my old posts up here. This is the first one I ever wrote, in March 2011. Some of it’s even quite read-able! I’ve been meaning to start a blog for ages, initially because my favourite subject has always been myself, but then when I multiplied […]