Pensive Moments

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.

Begin at the Beginning

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”

Life is but a dream, Gently down the stream.

Gently responsive and empathic parenting is the only way we can ensure our children are neither the bullies nor the bullied. Raising a glass to a more compassionate loving space.

Ripe Old Sassy Mama!

5 Myths about Older Parents Debunked, 5 FACTS about being an Older Parent I absolutely adore. Won’t have had things another way in a million years.