We all know this image don’t we? A woman – who looks like she’s extended breastfeeding! In western society extended breastfeeding simply means feeding a child past the age of 12 months. My son is nearly 18 months old and I often get asked if I am ‘still’ feeding him. Yes, I am and no, I don’t plan to stop until both he and I are ready. View Post
I’m not classically a very productive person – my natural state is to not make plans (whether with work or with the kids) and to go where the wind blows me. And with the onset of some glorious sunshine today, I’m taking Radiohead’s lyrics ‘‘Hey Man, Slow down’ even more to heart and thinking about all the things really worth slowing down for. View Post
I’ll be honest; I LOVE a DIY but my kind of DIY is the kind that is quick, easy and super rewarding. Skincare is something I have been passionate about for my entire adult life but it’s only been the last few years that I have really learnt the importance of non toxic, cruelty free products. View Post
Bet no one is happier that this week is over than Mr Zuckerberg! Tomorrow I have a whole day to myself (I’ll explain why tomorrow) and then Sunday we are brunching with a couple who are expecting a new baby. Oh and I’m also planning on baking this. In the meantime, here’s some fun things going down in Internet land.. View Post
In the last few weeks leading up to my due date I revelled in being home. Simple things filled me with joy, listening to podcasts on loud speaker, washing newborn onesies, scrubbing the windowsills with a tooth brush… I was ‘text book’ nesting and I loved it. I’d discovered minimalism, and was on a mission (which I am still!) to remove any unnecessary ‘things’ from my life, I found huge satisfaction in the ability to let even the most sentimental items go. View Post
This cake is not only vegan, but oh so simple to make and can be spruced up for an occasion (it makes a perfect birthday cake) or simply left naked to enjoy as is. Read on to find out how to make it in your own kitchen.
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I love little more than staying home and enjoying a #zeroplansday with the kids. More often than not, our mornings start very slowly with Sonny plodding around in a nappy (“Is your child ever dressed”, asked one follower one time), Jack on the floor playing with trains and me putting a wash (or three) on whilst re-heating black coffee on the stove. View Post