It’s time to taketimeoffline

These holidays I am making a commitment to #taketimeoffline. From December 23 until January 3, I will be taking time off digital devices and social media, to focus on the people I’m with and the places I’m in. Are you in? Will you #taketimeoffline? Use the hashtag, load your own image, and tag me in, so we… Continue reading It’s time to taketimeoffline

Making for baby · Sewing

Sewing for baby’s first Christmas

    I love many things about Christmas, but one of the things most special for me is the creativity of it – sewing gifts, making decorations, planning the food, wrapping and embellishing gifts, preparing a beautiful table to eat at together.  This is my first Christmas as a mother to our beautiful girl Amy,… Continue reading Sewing for baby’s first Christmas

Blogging · parenting · Uncategorized

12 Days of Christmas – Kiwi Mummy Bloggers – a Blog Collaboration

This December I am part of a blog tour, the ’12 Days of Christmas – Kiwi Mummy Bloggers Blog Collaboration’. During the first twelve days of December, each blogger will be sharing a Christmas themed post e.g. Craft, DIY, Inspiration, Recipe or Family tradition, at 12PM (New Zealand Daylight Time).  For me it has been a… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Kiwi Mummy Bloggers – a Blog Collaboration


Customised Christmas stockings for sale

I have been making Christmas stockings for friends and family, and have hosted craft parties for my mum’s group friends to make they own. The response has been so wonderful, I’ve decided to offer fully Customised Christmas stockings for those of you who would like one made for you, too!   Personalised Christmas stockings, made to… Continue reading Customised Christmas stockings for sale

Caroline's life · parenting

A reading guide on natural development and respectful parenting

At our SPACE class recently we were asked what we ‘reflective parenting’ means to us. For me, being a reflective parents means deliberately raising Amy in the best way that I know how. It means making myself informed, by reading and listening to different authors and speakers on parenting and child development. It means being… Continue reading A reading guide on natural development and respectful parenting

Making for baby · Sewing

Making embroidered baby slippers

I’ve been on a roll with these awesome Wayfarer slippers by Twig&Tale – a sweet little pattern. They were initially a little fiddly to get the hang of, but when I had made one pair they came together easily. The secret to the embroidery is to sew it before you even cut the pattern. I… Continue reading Making embroidered baby slippers


Biscuits for breastfeeding mothers

These biscuits are delicious and so good for breastfeeding! These great tasting biscuits include flaxseed, coconut oil, nutrition yeast, and vegan options. Several people have asked me to share the recipe, so here it is. I have to be clear: this is not my original recipe, it’s based on Noel Trujllo’s Lactation Cookies on Food.com.… Continue reading Biscuits for breastfeeding mothers