Category: Life

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Celebrations and new traditions

With my son’s first birthday fast approaching, I have been thinking a lot about how we are going to celebrate the occasion. I’ve found myself getting excited about the prospect of doing little things to dote on him and generally make a big fuss over him. Every opportunity I get to make a home for my son I’m reminded of how much of a … Read More Celebrations and new traditions

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Balancing life as a working mother

Some say it is inevitable, that compromise between your career and children must be made when you become a mother. In some circles it’s widely accepted that your career will suffer a set-up, perhaps temporarily, perhaps longer term. When I was in my twenties, I thought adopting in my 50’s was the best option for me to have a family. I grew up in … Read More Balancing life as a working mother

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Baby’s first Christmas

It’s my first year as a mother, and something feels a little different for me this Christmas. I always knew that I wanted to create new traditions that my children will get to grow up with and take with them into adulthood as little comfort blankets. I knew when the time came that I’d be hellbent on creating those memories for them and that … Read More Baby’s first Christmas