The tragic incidents which affected and killed many in England recently, really struck a chord with me. One incident especially where children were targeted horrified me. How can you attack innocent children? What could they possibly have done to deserve that? And how could I bring my child into a world where things like that […]Read More How Could I Bring My Child Into This World
One of our favourite things to do is explore the outdoors. Oliver loves being able to run free and collect treasures and at Archerfield Walled Garden, he can do just that. The grounds and surrounding areas are beautifully kept, the cafe offers a lovely range of food and drinks and it won’t be difficult to […]Read More Fairy Trail Archerfield Walled Garden | North Berwick
As fellow parents will understand, I spend a lot of time outdoors with my son Oliver and we are always on the search for new places to visit. We decided to meet up with friends at Briarlands Farm in Stirling, about an hours drive from our home in Edinburgh. There are plenty activities to suit […]Read More Briarlands Farm | Stirling
The second Oliver was placed in my arms, my life changed. My outlook, priorities, everything changed. I no longer wanted to rush into a career, all I wanted was to be a stay at home mum to my beautiful son. Becoming a mum has most definitely given me a sense of purpose. I’ve been at […]Read More My Priorities Have Changed
It’s a bit of an inside joke that I’m pretty cut-throat when it comes to chucking things out. Every so often I fill bin bags with ‘stuff’ and off to the dump they go; I donate; I sell things on. And yet, I still feel suffocated. If I said I didn’t like material things – […]Read More Minimalism; Is it for me?
There is something quite invigorating when you slow down to view the world from a child’s perspective. I am a mother to a 1.5 year old crazily beautiful toddler, who keeps me on my toes and opens my eyes and my heart every single day. As someone who battles anxiety, my world can be tainted […]Read More Seeing the World through a Child’s Eyes
Our living room is the main hub for playing with toys, so we needed storage to house them. At that point, Oliver didn’t have many toys, we kept things to a minimum as he was a tiny baby and we felt he didn’t need a lot at that stage. Since then, he’s celebrated a birthday […]Read More Living Room Toy Storage