I’m delighted to introduce you to Johanne Bade of Fit & Fabulous Moms and the work she does as a Hormone Balance coach! Johanne and I met at the Feel at Home Fair for internationals living in The Hague. We were both helping out on the stand for the Women’s Business Initiative International, of which […]

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Our Happiness Jar

January 9, 2017

Have you heard of a Happiness Jar? On New Year’s Eve, my husband and I took it in turns to read my happiness notes from 2016. It was the first year I kept a Happiness Jar (putting memories and happy thoughts in it almost daily throughout the year). It was fun to recap the year this […]

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I’ve been incorporating video into my work for some time, but more recently I’ve had the pleasure of working with Marie Vijendran and Stephanie Lowe of Mindful Birth to create a promotional video for their unique childbirth preparation course here in The Netherlands. Working with Marie and Stephanie has given me a wonderful insight into […]

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I’ve previously shared our challenge over deciding which travel pram system to buy so I thought I’d share one of our other purchases: the ERGObaby carrier. We LOVE the ERGObaby! It goes everywhere with us. In fact, I actually don’t remember the last time we used the pushchair! The Joolz Day travel pram system Even though we […]

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Yesterday evening, my husband and I attended Eowyn Crisfield’s seminar on ‘Raising Bilingual Children: Six Steps to Success’ which was organised by Passionate Parenting. This is a topic we’ve been curious about for a long time and it couldn’t have been more timely for us. We’ve already been using One Parent One Language (OPOL) since […]

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Who would have thought that one of the most difficult decisions to make in preparation for the arrival of our sweet baby girl, would be which pram-pushchair system to buy! Honestly, it has taken us forever to decide! When it came time to make a decision, we headed to Baby Park to “test drive” a […]

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