#RockingMotherhood Tag

  When Patricia at White Camellias posted this #RockingMotherhood tag yesterday I just knew I had to take part! One of the reasons I started this blog was to talk more about how amazing motherhood is. We are so quick to talk about the struggles that we sometimes forget to…

Who do you think you are?

I had trouble writing the About me page on this blog. Sure, my page tells you some things about me – I am married, have a daughter, work as a lawyer, blah blah , but it doesn’t actually tell you much about who I am as a person. Although…

Managing expectations as a working parent

When I first started taking my daughter to work my boss gave me some great advice: don’t have too many expectations. In one sense this goes against everything I believe in – what’s a life without goals! But at the same time, I get it. Life…

Benefits of babywearing

One of the first things I bought for my daughter was a Chekoh wrap baby carrier. At the time I didn’t know how much I would love babywearing or the benefits that it has for parent and baby. In fact, I bought a wrap because: I liked the…

You are not your labels

  I don’t like labels. No, I’m not talking about the sticky kind that we put on Christmas presents to identify who Santa left them for. I love those kinds of labels. I’m talking about the kind we use to classify people and things…

#My5Faves in the Nursery

As you do for a first child, my husband and I had fun decorating our daughter’s nursery before she was born. As it turns out, it was a waste of time as she’s never slept in there. Not once. Nor do we play in there. Actually…

“Dad’s day”

This weekend my husband Jack was wearing Lilly in the baby carrier while we were shopping. As we left the shop the bag-checker-lady looked at us excitedly and said’How nice, is it dad’s day today!?’ I know she was being friendly and making…