Category Archives: Parenting & Family

Rhythm, Repetition & Reverence

I really enjoyed the third session of the Education for a Happy Childhood course with Joy De Berker. The theme was rhythm, reputation & reverence. Here’s the view of Bath as we walked to the venue. We made felted animals … Continue reading

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Ina May you make my day

Last night I watched ‘Birth Story’ with Ina May Gaskin. Her book Spiritual Midwifery was the start of a wonderful learning journey for us, and I was privileged to hear her speaking at a birth conference the year after our … Continue reading

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Under the weather

Having had a snotty grotty wheezy few days in our household I’ve been looking for inspiration & motivation every step of the way. Here’s some beautiful things I’ve had the pleasure of noticing in my attempt to be more mindful … Continue reading

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Why Cry?

Illustration by June Kesner I just thought I would share some information my Mum sent me today about the benefits of having a good old cry….. Tissue anyone? ********* “New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a … Continue reading

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Art is an insatiable need….

Following on from my last post – I invite you to watch this interview with Lady Gaga which explores the Jeff Koons cover of her new album ArtPop & what the definition of art is, for her. “Today in the … Continue reading

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Art is….

What is art? What defines an artist? How much confidence do you need to own the title & feel rewarded or relevant? Hubby is an artist; a digital artist, illustrator & graphic designer, also trying out ideas using wood, paint, … Continue reading

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Katie’s Birth Story: Letting Go

Thankyou for checking out my blog. This post is one which I’ve written as the first of a few exploring our birth & breastfeeding experiences. I think this is closely linked to our parenting style & our decision to peruse … Continue reading

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