Bush-walking is Australian for hiking in the woods. I was never much of a bush-walker in Australia until my friend Sam got me into it in the summer of 2006. Sam is a bush-walking kind of girl. She’s also a baby-wearing kind of girl. I’ve been living as an ex-pat in the USA for nearly a decade but I know that if we lived in the same place, Sam and […]
As promised, I’ve teamed up with author Jessica Joelle Alexander, for a signed book giveaway. Enter for your chance to win one of two signed copies of her book, The Danish Way of Parenting. Click over to my interview with Jessica if you haven’t read it yet.
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Residents of Denmark continue to rank as the happiest people in the world – why? What makes Danes so well adjusted compared to the rest of us? I interviewed Jessica Joelle Alexander, the author of The Danish Way of Parenting, which looks at the Danes’ use of respect, empathy, reframing […]
This is Part II of my interview with Jessica Joelle Alexander, author of The Danish Way of Parenting.
For Part I of the interview, go to: JESSICA JOELLE ALEXANDER INTERVIEW
Growing up here, did your own parents have a typically North American parenting style?
My parents were quite strict and authoritarian. There […]
We can thank mainstream fashion designers who have dipped into the baby market for these 2016 designer diaper bags. Sophisticated classics and French Riviera stripes that don’t scream “I’m packing diapers and wipes!” are utilitarian and gorgeous. Ditch the garish mummy handbag because leaving the house with a baby shouldn’t […]
I love the Danes. Back in 2007 to 2009, I was reviewing foreign films for the World Movies Channel in Sydney and my favorite films were from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. I saw in these films, cultures that were both gentle and intentional and I dreamed of living my life […]
(A BABYBJORN BOUNCER MINI REVIEW)
This cute little thing that Jules is bouncing in is the BabyBjorn Bouncer Mini. It arrived at our place a few weeks ago and it’s making me wish I had one when Finn and Bennett were babies. This is my BabyBjorn Bouncer Mini review.
Robbie told me, […]
Freshly Picked Giveaway at end of post!
When we brought Jules home from the hospital, things at home looked strange. My mother was staying with us and she had tidied areas of the house I hadn’t touched for a year. Also, Finn’s vocabulary had increased and he was somehow more well […]