Summer at the Beach

Summer holidays for us means a couple of weeks to slow down, head out for coffee, go for bike rides, lots of swimming and often heading to the beach for a morning adventure. Morning beach adventures mean lots of sunscreen, hats, towels, chopped up fruit, a tent for some shade, and a beach cart ride…

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Happy New Year

Every New Year I can’t help feeling excited at the thought of a fresh start, a new chance to begin life, or make the changes I have always wanted. At the end of each year however, I’d be hard-pressed to remember what my ambitions were or whether or not I feel successful. This year, I…

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Dear Baby #3

We held you as our little secret for your whole life – we were so scared to tell anyone out of fear that we would jinx this pregnancy and like baby #2 we would never get to meet you! We honestly didn’t even talk about you much between the two of us. I was enjoying…

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Today I have a grateful heart

I am not sure if it is the spring warmth, a healthy dose of Vegetables, or something else unknown but for whatever reason I feel so very grateful today. After a family dinner last night, I am using the left over chicken bones to make bone broth today. A very simple recipe found here which…

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Letting go…

In the weeks since losing our babe, friends of mine have given birth, and others have announced their pregnancy news. What a beautiful time for those around us! I have felt so confronted by their joy and it has truly made me question my sense of self. The disappointment and sadness I feel comes from…

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Babe #2

******************Warning – Talking about miscarriage*************************** At exactly 11 weeks pregnant my pregnancy stopped. My body stopped growing the babe that I had imagined and loved for those 7 weeks since finding the most beautiful two lines on a stick. Millions of women have been there before me, and so many friends and family members have…

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