“Oh Mama, I am so glad that you are the kind of mama who likes to pick tiny wild strawberries for her kids.” Oh, honey, me too. Thank you. When I take the time to pause, slow down, and savour a moment with my children I am always rewarded by their gratitude. It is so beautiful, … Continue reading The Sweetness of Tiny Wild Things
None of us remember our first birthday cake. It was likely your mother who, in the midst of the joy, chaos and emotion of a first birthday, set aside the time to remember to soften the butter, bring the eggs to room temperature, preheat the oven, and perform the ritual of her baby’s first cake. … Continue reading Today, I bake her a cake.
I’m back. And I have so much to tell you. For the past five and a half years I’ve been deep in the frenetic, slow, joyful, depleting, isolating, transformative phase of self-discovery that is birthing and raising young children. There wasn’t much time for blogging, though there were a few false starts. I became a … Continue reading Here I am.
Well, this is it. Nothing momentous about it – just a few simple words. After too much thought (oh the agony of choosing name!), research (there are a heap of amazing blogs out there), plenty of doubts (does the world need another one?) and a few false starts, I have landed. And it is good … Continue reading Un Oeuf is Enough