CategoryFamily Life

Our dressing up box

I’ve recently been spending a lot of time trying to organise our playroom. Talitha gets so much more out of it when she can see where things are, it’s easier for us to tidy when everything has it’s place and I don’t lose my...

My first time with reflexology

I am sitting in a treatment room at the Chiron Centre for Natural Health in Westbury-on-Trym in Bristol with a reflexologist called Anne Brunton. She looks at the clipboard form I’ve just filled in, noting that I’ve called my sleep...

Five nourishing foodie must-reads

We have been thinking and talking a lot about nourishing food recently. We want our children to grow up with a healthy relationship with food, connecting it to both the land and to its effects on our bodies. Actually, we want this for ourselves too...

Blackberry jam recipe

Here’s me ticking number 4 off our Summer bucket list: make blackberry jam. We have loads of brambles climbing over our garden fence and they are heavy laden. I also picked a few more blackberries on our weekend walk. They need to be...

Summer Bucket List

I do love a to-do list. Just not the chore kind. Those lists depress me. A list of fun things to do this summer, though? That I can get excited about. Since we actually managed to do everything on our slightly insane Advent Calendar, I thought...