My baby’s first proper cold, flabbergasting at that. My Man Flu and the need for comfort. Takes me back years to a recipe of embodying a hug on a plate
So as usual, I’ll grab the bull by its horns and address the elephant in the room that we are socially conditioned to ignore. Does having kids REALLY make us happier? Time to dissect that narrative.
One (possibly) mother, to another. A split second connection. A knowing nod, half a smile. If only we’d slow down to listen where no words can match up.
Each of them were profound and true to their characters. Peculiar but so certain. That must come from strong beginnings. In a very Alice mood, I accompanied my toddler to her first Mehndi, yet I want her to analyse everything the way she seems to be internalising it, never following the crowd but only her heart.
“I don’t think…” then you shouldn’t talk, said the Hatter”
We love Insta Hashtag Following. Do you? Here’s a fun piece with a surprisingly solemn message at the end.