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Life with Sybil Mae: a 16-month update.

Motherhood

Scrolling back through the blog it dawned on me that the last (only) one of these updates I did was when Sybil was one-month-old. It's also dawned on me that many of my most recent posts have started ...

Five things I’ve learned in my thirties that make me infinitely happier.

Wellbeing

I began writing this post, on five things that I've learned in my thirties which make me infinitely happier, a couple of months ago - before Covid-19 took us by force. It was shelved because I thought...

Our favourite family-friendly, outdoorsy things to do in the South West, UK.

Living

Much of our family time is defined by day trips and we're always looking for new family-friendly things to do. We've loved being outside and exploring new places since before we became parents, and do...

Food and your mood: is there a connection?

Wellbeing

Last year I collaborated on a collection of Instagram and blog posts focusing on the connection between food and your mood. These were all thoroughly researched and evidenced, however as this isn't my...

A home full of plants, and why they’re more than just a pretty accessory.

Wellbeing

Ever since we moved into our house late last year I have been slowly filling our space with plants. I love how they look, the shades of greens and varying textures. I also love that they are good fo...

Navigating marriage after your third baby.

Marriage

I started writing this post and then - like most things lately - I had to put it down to tend to the tiny people in my life. As a result, the direction of this piece has changed a bit. What started ...

Decorating our new home.

Wellbeing

I've been mentally designing and decorating our family home for what feels like forever, and now that we're in and in the midst of it I am becoming increasingly aware of how important our physical s...

Doable planet positive changes, by an avid environmentalist.

Wellbeing

"You will stop believing that you can buy your way to a better world... we cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Model4GreenLiving Have you ever conside...

One month with baby Sybil.

Motherhood

One whole month with baby Sybil. I look at her and I can’t quite believe that it has been more than four weeks since I first laid eyes on her. Our lives have gone from relative calm to noisy chaos, ...

On starting new traditions.

Marriage

St. Patrick's Day, to me, conjures up memories of searching for last minute green clothes, watching Finian's Rainbow and listening to my father put on an Irish accent so badly that it verged on offen...

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