17 months

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Mika, It’s getting a bit ridiculous. Every time I get used to saying how old you are, you go ahead and grow another month. Thankfully as of next month I can just kinda say ‘1 and a half’ and keep saying that until you’re nearly 2. What? TWO? Gah. You get cuter BY THE DAY and it’s awful. How can …

High fives and sheepish grins

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I’m not much of a snacker. I eat breakfast, I eat lunch, I eat dinner and I eat chocolate. Sometimes I eat brunch and sometimes I eat an after-school snack, but usually I stick to meal times. So why then, do I find Mika with food in her hand at what seems like any given moment? As with most of …

Inspiring Photographers – Cam Neville

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Meet Cam. A natural light and real life photographer (aren’t those the best kind?), father and husband based in Australia. His passion is evident in each image and after seeing this gorgeous shoot, I’m really wishing he was closer to us so he could capture our life in a day. I couldn’t possibly choose 5 favourite pictures, so here are …

The start of something new

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Wednesday, August 15 2012 was the last day I breastfed Mika. For the past 16 months I’ve been careful with what I’m eating and drinking. I’ve never been away from her for more than 12 hours. But the last few months she has been having only a morning and an evening feed and the only one she really seemed to …

Lately

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Exploring: This weekend we discovered Carkeek Park in Seattle. Sand, railroads, drift wood, playground, grass, hiking trails, forest and orchard. Only 15 minutes by bus from our house – the perfect way to spend a sunny Saturday! Reading: I’m not sure how I’ve managed to read so many books lately. But I’ve just finished Eat & Run by Scott Jurek …