Hello! I hope you are all enjoying the N.E.S.T.S. series of posts, this weeks post is probably the most anticipated- Sleep! We are now halfway through and I really hope you have been able to make some (small) but long-term changes to look after yourself! As a new mother, sleep becomes your most sought-after activity, you … Continue reading Sleep…..Zzzzzz
Hello and welcome back to my N.E.S.T.S. (Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep, Time for Self and Social Interaction), series of posts, this is the second in the series and I want to highlight why exercise has been really important on my postpartum journey. I am not an "athletic" person or someone who plays sports; I prefer to … Continue reading Exercise!
Hello friends! We had a crazy busy summer not just with my series of trips and social events but, I had my siblings and family from England come and stay with us for a few weeks. I love playing hostess and had to make sure I was on my A-game to make everyone feel comfortable and … Continue reading Goodbye Summer… Hello Fall!
This week I decided to take a break from the N.E.S.T.S. series and share with you all a delicious recipe for pizza pinwheels. For any pizza lover, like myself, this is a quick, easy and delicious way to satisfy that pizza craving! They also serve as great appetizers for parties, picnics, potluck and snacking. It is … Continue reading Pizza pinwheels!
This week we'll be kicking off our N.E.S.T.S. series of blog posts, starting with Nutrition! I explain what each section means and how I incorporated it into my own life and how you can do the same. Hopefully by following this system you'll be able to take care of yourself better and in turn take … Continue reading Nutrition
On this long, exhausting, arduous but rewarding journey of motherhood, there's a lot to learn. One of the most crucial things I've learnt is the importance of self-care. Now to a lot of mummies, this sounds like a paradox. I can hear you asking, 'How could I in good conscience spend time taking care of … Continue reading Self-care a mother’s paradox!
Last week, I took (another) girls’ trip, this time to New York City! This trip was with my three sisters-in-law so more a family holiday. Being a London girl, naturally, I love New York; everything from the hustle of the city, transit, restaurants, stores and most importantly the old architecture and history. My craving for … Continue reading Travel Diaries: NYC
We wait, sometimes all year long, for those beautiful summer days so we can finally go and enjoy the outdoors... taking long walks... trips to the park... beach fun... but, once it gets too hot - it becomes arduous to function. I am a winter baby myself, and as much as I love summer I … Continue reading Summertime
This past, Canada Day, weekend I took a well-deserved girls trip to Tofino! And it was beautiful! For those that don't know its a small town on Vancouver Island and is a quaint little fishing spot with some breathtaking ocean views. I went with a small group of (eight!) friends to relax and do some exploring. … Continue reading Girls Trip-Tofino!
This last week has been full of milestones!! I have so much to tell you so in chronological order here's what's happened: Harry Potter turned 20! It was on June 26th, 1997 that the first book was released in England. Our elementary school bought a set and our class would read it together, taking it … Continue reading Jarnail Singh and the Half-Birthday