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

When I was packing my hospital bag, I was so excited about ‘the baby’ I hardly thought about what ‘I’ might need in hospital. But here is a list of a few essentials that were either recommended to me or came so incidentally useful that I think you should know about them too: Knickers. Big Read More…

11th November 2015  |  No Comments

I recently had a blood test taken to determine the root cause of some ongoing sinus issues. Before the test was administered, the doctor told me that typically, there is a strong connection between Vitamin D deficiency and sinus infections. Her suspicions were confirmed, my Vitamin D levels tested at dangerously low levels (par for Read More…

13th July 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

  Dictionary.com defines challenge in this way: “difficulty in an undertaking that is stimulating to the one engaged in it” How will you challenge yourself today? Tomorrow? What are your strengths and weaknesses? Picture yourself succeeding in your own personal challenge. How will you feel after completing it? How would you feel if you gave up Read More…

9th August 2013  |  No Comments

Yesterday we announced the next 14 day challenge which is to eliminate refined sugar. If you are interested in participating, please let me know by email. This includes eliminating your sugary cereals, cakes, sodas, sugary energy bars, energy drinks,  biscuits, and anything with high fructose corn syrup. While we’re at it, let’s throw in those Read More…

26th July 2013  |  No Comments

    As I write this, Brian and I are flying back to London from Croatia on our first solo getaway since our honeymoon back in September of 2009. The trip lasted only 3 days but aside from the inevitable twinges of guilt I felt (Face-timing with the kids the second day= fail= ended in Read More…

23rd July 2013  |  No Comments