The Peaceful Home Part VII: Keeping calm (+ what to do when you lose your cool)

It’s been hot here in London. I do not especially well in the heat – and neither does Frida. Being too hot is definitely one of my triggers for feeling grumpy and impatient, so this topic has been at the front of my mind for the last few weeks. I hope you find it useful,…

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Meet the Mother: Rachel Boyett

I am delighted to be sharing this interview series with you, where I will be talking to a different woman every fortnight about parenting, motherhood, their daily rhythm and what makes a beautiful childhood. So without further ado, let’s meet the mother… This week, I’d like to welcome London-based mama of two Rachel Boyett to…

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Meet the Mother: Adele Jarrett-Kerr

I am delighted to be sharing this interview series with you, where I will be talking to a different woman every fortnight about parenting, motherhood, their daily rhythm and what makes a beautiful childhood. So without further ado, let’s meet the mother… This week, I’d like to welcome writer and home educating mama Adele Jarrett-Kerr…

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Beautiful Books: Picture books about Frida Kahlo

It feels like I can’t turn anywhere without seeing Frida Kahlo merchandise at the moment, due to the current exhibition at the V&A museum in London (which Frida and I will definitely visit together soon). We didn’t name our daughter Frida specifically because of Frida Kahlo, but the link obviously didn’t pass us by either.…

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Rhythm in the Home: Our tea time rhythm + favourite books

Last week I posted about our morning time rhythm, so I’m following up this week by talking about tea time! What is “tea time”?  Tea time is simply how I refer to us sharing some beautiful books together each afternoon after a snack and some tea. It’s a welcome period of rest and connection at…

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#familiesbelongtogether

Many of you will be aware of the horror that’s currently going on at the US border at the moment, with young children of asylum seekers being torn away from their families. If you’re not aware of what’s going on, you might read: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/06/usa-family-separation-torture/ Losing Frida is the thing that scares me the most in…

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