The gentle art of saying no

I’m getting better at saying no. I turned down two offers this week. For once, I put my own priorities and mental health first and…

How to make a hydrangea wreath

This morning I made a beautiful hydrangea wreath with an embroidery hoop. It only took ten minutes. The last-minute project was born out of a…

While you are sleeping

It’s the tenderest part of our day – giving you both a goodnight kiss as you sleep peacefully in your beds. It’s the end to…

A mother’s CV

Mummy Curriculum vitae PERSONAL STATEMENT Dedicated, hard-working and supremely adaptable individual seeks more credit for doing a bloody hard job seven days a week.  …

I’m crap at multitasking and so are you

Women are crap at multitasking. Whatever you think you know about the superiority of the female race and our innate ability to perform more than…