ROOTS & WINGS BLOG

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Juggling

It’s not a new concept. I am sure every parent across the country feels like a top circus act, the amount of juggling involved with raising a modern family.
The question is how do we know we are getting it right? When we choose one thing over another are we making the right choice? Is the grass ever really greener?

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How does she do it?

The thing is, it is easy to imagine someone’s life. To imagine they have it all together. But it is a snapshot, a freeze frame in time.

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The role of a lifetime

When I first daydreamed about having children I couldn’t wait to start a family. To cuddle my infant, to be the one to sooth their cries and to kiss any hurts better. I imaged a baby or small child who would need my help. I didn’t think past this point, or that maybe it wasn’t just them that would need me, but I would feel a need to always protect and care for them

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Why mummy friends are so special

  Before I had my children, some of my friends with little ones would talk about their ‘mummy friends’, I…

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Why you can never really have parenting sussed

Entering new phases in children’s lives is, I’m sure, nature’s way of saying ‘you think you’ve got this sussed, but…

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Room 101 – Parenting edition

If Frank Skinner comes knocking and asks what I would put in Room 101 here are my top things.. 1.      …

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Letter to new mums

Dear new mummy, First let me start by saying congratulations! You have a baby! How does it feel being someone’s…

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Love is…

Well it is Valentines, and whilst I wait for my lorry full of cards from secret admirers to appear on my…

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