Busy  brain?

Busy brain?

Some days, while I am busy doing something else (working, eating, doing the dishes, tidying up, playing with my daughter), I am also thinking:   – what should I prepare for dinner?   – what did I say we needed from the supermarket again?   – I need...
The day after a bad night’s sleep

The day after a bad night’s sleep

Toddler sick? Baby teething? Or maybe there’s no child at home to wake you up, but you had a rough night for whatever reason. We’ve all been there: the morning is here and you still have to go about the day as if you had the zzzz you so desperately need to...
Kindness

Kindness

It was World kindness day the other day.At first thought, I found it a bit worrying that we need to dedicate one day a year to kindness. To me, kindness is something that goes, or rather should go around every day of the year.Expressing kindness is even shown to have...
Window to the outside world

Window to the outside world

A while ago I downloaded an app that tells me how much time I spend on my phone. Boy was I shocked. The thing is, when you’re alone with a baby, your phone feels like your only window to the outside world. It’s difficult not to reach out to send a WhatsApp...
What my daughter has taught me

What my daughter has taught me

I’ve been a mum for around 9 months now. As prepared as anyone can be for such a huge event, I did not expect parenthood to be so full of contradictions. For every sleepless night you get a cracking laugh out of nowhere. For every floor you have to clean for the 3rd...
What will you keep from this version of reality?

What will you keep from this version of reality?

I don’t know about you but I see change around me. The park next to our place is full of people exercising. That’s new people, because I’ve been going to the park around the same time each day for the past year. I’ve had people ask me for recipes, because with...

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