Family

2018: My Year Of…

We are halfway through January already and, as ever, I’m not really sure where the weeks have gone.  They seem to have passed by in a bit of a fog of flu (the husband, Ella and Lola this time – Mimi had it over Christmas and thoughtfully shared it with them.  I’m still germ-free thank…

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Lola: Eight

Last week, my littlest girl turned eight years old.  EIGHT!  I simply can’t wrap my head around it – I still think of her as the baby even though she’s in Year 3 at school now. She was so excited in the lead up to her special day: asking me every day how many sleeps…

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2017: My Year in Numbers

Back in December I read this post by Suzanne from Inside, Outside and Beyond and I loved the idea – something about it just piqued my curiosity and I started wondering about what my year would look like in numbers. I sat down to write and quickly realised that I was really going to have…

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The Happy Jar 2017

Our Happy Jar is quickly becoming my new favourite family tradition. Every year, on 1st January, we start with an empty jar.  It lives in our kitchen and I leave a little stack of coloured paper and a pen nearby.  Throughout the year we each write down the little things (and big things!) that we’ve…

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Snowy Adventures

It seems a little strange to be writing about this now, on the final day of the year.  Looking backwards when my head is already firmly in the mindset of looking forwards to how I want 2018 to be and what I can do to actively create that. But this was too special a weekend…

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Little Loves: December 2017

I’ve not been feeling particularly festive this year.  I’m not sure why, I’ve just not been able to summon up that special brand of excitement that usually accompanies the month of December.  I’ve not felt stressed or overwhelmed either, just… flat.  That’s the only way I can think of to describe it.  I didn’t want…

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