Making New Friends Is Easy, Right? Having children changes friendships. It changes your friendships with people who don’t have children, your friendships with people who have slightly older children than yours and even with those who have children the same age. These aren’t always negative changes though. Some of my friends without children have become … More A Message To The Woman I Met In Pret Today: Why I Need New Friends Even Though I Already Have Good Ones.
I wrote this post less than a month ago when the snow was JUST melting. Now we’re on the verge of sunshine and 20 degree temperatures I’ve revisited it to remind myself what we’re planning for the warm weather. Read on for ideas and hopefully a bit of summer adventuring inspiration… I … More Goodbye Winter, Hello Adventures! 10 Things I Really Want To Do With My Kids Now The Weather’s Improving
It’s fairly rare in our house that bananas go uneaten long enough to be really really ripe, but if you can keep your family’s hands off them, using up ripe bananas in this delicious gooey banana bread is the way to go. It also makes the house smell amazing. It’s really easy and quick to … More Recipe – Easy and Delicious Vegan Banana Bread
It’s been quite the period of parental soul-searching for me in the last week. I’m not sure whether 6 months of night feeds, early waking, juggling two children and general exhaustion has finally caught up with me or whether starting this blog has made me think about how I’m really feeling about everything but it’s … More Why Having Another Baby Has Made Me Expect Too Much From My Toddler
Why motherhood is a constant tug of war, with my own mind. “Mum Guilt” It’s no secret that motherhood can stir up some pretty confusing and often conflicting emotions. “Mum guilt” is such a well known phenomenon that hashtags relating to it (#mumguilt, #mummyguilt, #momguilt etc) feature over 50,000 times on instagram alone. We all feel it … More “Me Time” vs What’s Right For My Baby
Pasta – always a winner I posted a very rough outline of this recipe on my Instagram a few days ago and it was so popular I thought it’d be good to get the recipe up here too. It’s a bit of an “anything goes” recipe so if you’re like me and you like … More Recipe – Lentil and Hidden Veg Pasta Sauce
This paella is a lovely, warming meal that is always a bit more satisfying than a risotto bevause of the addition of the chickpeas and a good bit of spice! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp oil or non-dairy spread for cooking 1 onion – diced 1 clove garlic, crushed or finely chopped 400g paella … More Recipe – Veggie Paella