A Day in the Life

Someday I will look back on these videos and laugh, affectionately, at my novice videography skills. I’ll be grateful I made them, though… because it was a start. And we’ve all got to start somewhere.

I’m not sure how frequently I will make videos of A Day in the Life – but this is the first. Just a typical Monday with a baby and a preschooler. I did manage to put my feet up for a few minutes in the afternoon… if you look closely, you might just see it!

Shot on my iPhone (although you can probably tell that).

For you, my darlings.



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Welcome, Autumn

A new season, with new rhythms, and the need to be mindful…

I have to say, I think autumn might be my favourite season. As the intensity of the summer’s heat starts to subside, the mosquitoes go away and the cicadas start to quieten, the brilliance of the sun takes on a more golden hue and it feels like a season full of goodness. Continue reading

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new year musings

Nick went back to work yesterday, which means the rhythm of family life will resume and new routines will start to take shape. Georgie is now 4 months old, becoming stronger and more aware of the world around her by the day, and 3-year-old Beau is awaiting a place at our selected preschool. This new year really does represent the next phase in our family life, and I have some clear intentions for it… Continue reading

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Georgie’s birth story


I remember waking sometime after midnight, with a sense that something was shifting. I was almost 42 weeks pregnant, so the inevitable had obviously been in my consciousness for some time – but the strange thing about birth is that, even when it could begin at any moment, it always feels so far away. Unimaginable.

So I just lay in bed and waited, with Nick sleeping soundly next to me, and I thought to myself – ‘I’ll just see if that happens again.’ Continue reading

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