Spoiler Alert: Truly preparing for a baby to enter your world has pretty much zero to do with breathing techniques or packing the perfect hospital bag. Growing up in a large family, I had 1 older brother, 2 younger brothers, and a younger sister. But I never had an older sister. I always, always wanted an older sister! Girls Read More…

18th September 2017  |  2 Comments

  I fed them everywhere: restaurants, supermarkets, pubs, cinemas, art galleries, parks. I never once had a negative remark or look. I never hid away but I equally didn’t do it in people’s faces. Maybe I was lucky but honestly I never gave a damn about what people thought and I never felt for a Read More…

4th June 2016  |  1 Comment

  Even before I was pregnant, I was pretty sure that I would breastfeed. It always seemed like the normal, natural thing to do. My mom breastfed my brother and I, and my mother-in-law breastfed all of her kids, so both my husband and I were lucky to have good role models and support from Read More…

27th January 2016  |  1 Comment

  Introducing solids to your baby- the German way In Germany there is detailed mealtime schedule that can be used to slowly introduce solids to your baby. Babies develop very fast in their first year. On or around the 5 month your baby will be ready to start eating solids.* The concept behind the schedule Read More…

4th January 2016  |  No Comments

  The following is very personal account of the hours, days & weeks of recovery following the delivery of my daughter via csection. I have gone into possibly too much depth to give you an idea of what it is like, & to try to cover some of those details that no-one tells you about. Read More…

11th November 2015  |  2 Comments

We were lucky enough to host my brother-in-law and sister-in-law and their 3 kids last week, complete with trips to Tower of London, Notting Hill markets, and endless trips to the playground. It was a joy having them. Cece wasn’t the only one feeling a little choked up when they left:   The weather cooperated for Read More…

27th April 2014  |  No Comments

Well, it finally happened. Winter is behind us. Those gray, barren trees have blossomed to “pink clouds on a stick” to quote Mary Poppins. Birds are singing. We are 2 days away from Whole Foods opening in Fulham. 6 days away from the final season of Mad Men on AMC. 7 days away from Buggy Read More…

7th April 2014  |  No Comments

Now that I am no longer pregnant or breastfeeding, this weekend I treated myself to a 3 day cleanse called Kaeng Raeng, meaning “be healthy, be strong” in Thai. For me it was a way to do a clean sweep of my insides after all the traveling and celebrating of this past summer. It’s hard Read More…

29th September 2013  |  No Comments