Live a little. Like your body.

On Sunday morning I got up, showered, and put on tights, pencil skirt, short-sleeved blouse. We were travelling to a family baptism, and while Tim's family are, without qualification, the nicest people I have ever come across, I get a bit quivery about these things beforehand. My Stress Items that morning included the 100% likelihood … Continue reading Live a little. Like your body.

My body is amazing

That's what I've been making Henry repeat over and over around the house lately. You can do that with two-year-olds. Mostly I do it for my own amusement, but this time I mean it. 'Your body is...?' I prompt, helpfully. 'Amaaaaazing!' he chips in. With jazz hands. He runs, he jumps, he stands on one … Continue reading My body is amazing

Five ways to throw yourself a thank you party and mean it

Big news! Next year I am thirty, and I'm preparing for it with a grapefruit scented face wipe. By rights the Big Three should set off all sorts of anxieties and crises. It might, yet. But I thought it might be nice to spend the year leading up it trying hard to take care of … Continue reading Five ways to throw yourself a thank you party and mean it