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Race Against Hunger

This was my little, and rather last-minute contribution to the #imapiece project for Save the Children’s Race Against Hunger campaign . I’ve still got a piece to craft for my … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Against Forward Facing Babywearing

Babies and children carried in slings and carriers, should face in towards their parents, not face out and away. Why do people want to wear their babies facing out and … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Because The Night Belongs To Mothers

“Is she sleeping through the night yet?”  One of the most ill-informed and irritating questions I heard repeatedly as a new mum, and curiously now that I’m a mum of … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

At The Going Down Of The Sun

This year’s Autumn felt especially wild and windy:  leaves twirling down from the tallest oaks with particular haste; birds hidden, sheltering; the sudden need for scarves and hats on bleak … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pressure to Breastfeed?!

It seems that not a month goes by without a national newspaper or magazine carrying an article about breastfeeding.  And each and every time, there is something warm, wonderful and … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Babymoon and Beyond

  Is onomatopoeia in the ear of the beholder?  Babymoon is such a cosy, intimate, beautiful word.  What could be more precious for a new baby and his or her … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

‘The Wild Woods’ by Simon James

Quite possibly the most brilliant children’s book ever written is ‘The Wild Woods’, by Simon James. An adventurous and determined small girl, Jess, is out for a walk through the … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wilderness Woods?

Ever keen to explore new woodlands, and places promising a great day out for children, in a natural environment, we made our first trip to Wilderness Wood, in Hadlow Down, … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Loafing Around

A wonderful mix of excitement and calm filled the house on our baking morning.  First, the recipe book, ‘Baking Bread With Children’ by Warren Lee Cohen, filled with songs and … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment