A Letter To Meghan

A Letter To Meghan

Dear Meghan,There is an invisible work that nobody else sees in new motherhood but that is the making of your future self.You’re in it right now. Every mother who saw your interview saw it in your eyes before the words even left your mouth.There’s this moment...
Good but not Brilliant

Good but not Brilliant

Five professional women, all mothers bar one, at a long-arranged coffee catch up. All of us in good roles, all of our children well, all have enjoyed a summer holiday. And the first topic of conversation? Overwhelm. Our friend with no children asks, “Why, when you are...
Perfectionism. It’s Got Me Over the Years.

Perfectionism. It’s Got Me Over the Years.

I mean, what actually is it? Who decides what perfect looks like in any given scenario? I’ve always been a classic high bar setter. I love a list and damn if I don’t get it all done, I feel disappointed in myself. I love order. I love solving a problem with care,...
Kraamzorg

Kraamzorg

No it’s not a new swear word. In fact, it could be the most angelic word we’ve ever come across in our entire lives.Most of us find ourselves suddenly at home with our new baby shortly after giving birth. What we imagine that to be like and the reality are a little...