A reminder letter to myself—stop losing sleep over your children’s sleep

Dear tired Me, You will spend a full night in your bed again. A full, uninterrupted night. Spooning with the love of your life. Fingers intertwined. Tonight is not that night. You have four kids. Set realistic expectations for yourself, and start accepting what your heart has already has embraced—that you need sleep at night,… Continue reading A reminder letter to myself—stop losing sleep over your children’s sleep

Know your herbs – How to make Lemon Verbena Cordial

Lemon Verbena is one of my favorite herbs in my little herb garden that has grown so beautifully over the summer. I always loved the idea of having a huge, voluptuous herb garden that I could pick fresh herbs from. And this summer I have gotten so much joy from watching the herbs grow and flower… Continue reading Know your herbs – How to make Lemon Verbena Cordial

How to make a Giant Ruler Growth Chart

I fancy myself to be a bit of an interior design / DIY crafty amateur. I am a bit artey and a bit DIY-ey and when creativity strikes, I make stuff for the house, I paint or craft. I would give anything a go. So I saw these Giant Rulers and thought I MUST have this… Continue reading How to make a Giant Ruler Growth Chart

Letter to my son as he turns 10

I remember when you were born. It seems like yesterday. It was only yesterday, wasn’t it? It’s like I didn’t pay attention for one second. Like I was distracted for just one moment. It’s like I blinked my eyes and upon opening them again I am looking into the face of a boy who is… Continue reading Letter to my son as he turns 10