Faith, Parenting

The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Dear beautiful, Congratulations! You have joined the prestigious, bleary eyed, milk stained, caffeine fuelled club that is motherhood. Firstly I want to tell you to enjoy these precious few moments as a brand new family. Ignore the phone, wave off visitors and bed down with your baby. Cherish each gurgle, each smile, each milestone. Hold… Continue reading The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Faith

Happy Dependence Day

Yes you read right, the title is not a typo on my part! Across the pond, our fellow American friends (and many others scattered around the globe) are celebrating Independence Day, to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4th July 1776. The 4th July is a date very dear to my heart but for an… Continue reading Happy Dependence Day

Faith, Parenting

Can I help you with that?

"My do it!!" insisted my fiercely independent two year old son, as I tried to prize the Avengers backpack from his chubby little fingers. We had just been to the local park for a picnic and I had managed to keep the back pack away from my son's eagle eyes by hooking it over the… Continue reading Can I help you with that?