Category: Family

Alfie’s 2016 Christmas in Review

Our family elf Alfie was back to join usΒ for his eighth consecutive Christmas (you can read more about how Alfie became part of our family Christmas traditions here), and like all great traditions he included some family favorites and some new additions which showed he’d been keeping a close eye from the North Pole onΒ what […]

Baking away working mother guilt

Working mother guilt is something that arrived at the exact same time as Sascha back in December 2001, and over the years I’ve found a range of ways of keeping it under control. Β Some of these are logical and sensible – knowing I’m a better mum if I’m also a happy and fulfilled person (which […]

With love on Fathers Day

Father’s Day has been a day of mixed emotions for me since my Dad died in 2002, when the sorrow of that first Father’s Day without Dad was able to be partially offset by focusing on the joy Stuart’s first opportunity to celebrate the day as a dad. It’s now 14 years since Dad died, […]