Monthly Archives: January 2013

This ring is round it has no end, and that’s how long you’ll be my friend.

A friend of mine wrote this title in my end-of-year friendship book (did you have one of those? I still have mine)View full post »

And the winner is…

Thanks to everyone who entered the Little Chicks, The Little Man give-away! What a wonderful response we got to such aView full post »


+“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Bo: “Where’s your head, Bo?”View full post »

This small town life…

Another week has come and gone. It seems unbelievable really that time goes so fast. It’s been a week of ups andView full post »

Breaking the silence: On motherhood.

When I think about the way that our society expects us to parent, I am surprised. Surprised that there aren’tView full post »

Good Food: Summer treats

Have you been looking for some baby-friendly summer treats that are delicious no matter your age? Bo and I have beenView full post »


“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Bo: Headscarf and NoodlesView full post »

Little Chicks, The Little Man (GIVEAWAY)

There is nothing better than a good giveaway… and this Sunday we have such a special one! Little Chicks, TheView full post »

In pursuit of the blissful life.

My marriage has fallen apart.All of a sudden I’m alone and I there are moments where I can’t remember whoView full post »

This small town life…

One of my readers commented on my last post that it looks like Bo has grown up overnight. And I couldn’t agreeView full post »

DIY Thursday: Get a grip.

A very quick DIY this week, as the (perhpas-not-as-well-planned-as-it-should-have-been) beginning of a new segment onView full post »

Raising the bilingual child.

It was always very much in the plan to raise Bo bilingual. Cultural identity is such an important part of our sense ofView full post »

Good food: Baby trail mix.

I’ve been pretty uninspired when it comes to excellent baby snacks for on-the-move. The stuff being offered onView full post »


“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Bo: 11 months old today and ever-so-serious.View full post »

Where I am, right now.

We’ve been back in reality for a while now. Back in the place where it all happened. Sitting in front of theView full post »

This small town life…

For the first time in over a month (or has it been months?), Bo and I have had a week without any drama, without anyView full post »

Peace out mama… I was just messing with ya.

So it would seem my baby is no longer a baby. She is a havoc-wreaking, hellish toddler already… hiding things inView full post »

All about YOU…

Every few days I have a look at the stats from the blog and I’ve found it astounding to see how it has grown.View full post »


 “A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Bo: Bed hair and big girl pajamas. I take aView full post »

Coming home…

We arrived home yesterday afternoon. It was a strange sensation coming back to this house. This halfway house, halfwayView full post »

What’s so wrong with doing what’s right for us? (GUEST POST)

Hi there! I am Anna from I am a southern girl who met a northern boy and somehowView full post »

This family life

We are on our way home. Back to reality. Back to the world that had just been turned upside down. Back to unknowing, toView full post »

Birthing Indigo (GUEST POST)

I went into childbirth just prior to midnight on the day before my 21st birthday. I rang the midwife, who came highlyView full post »

Happy New Year.

photo by Kate Heaslip Photography New Years eve is one of those nights where in the past I have found myself less thanView full post »

Being thankful (GUEST POST)

Another Christmas has come and gone… The prawns have all been eaten; the champagne has all been popped. My recycle binView full post »