Where we are now: one year on…

Autumn Winter is a busy time for our family. Both Angelo and I have birthdays in November, followed by Valentina in December. Not to mention Christmas waiting in the wings. One year older and both kids are have grown physically and matured more emotionally. Recently,...

On Femininity: in conversation with my son

Recently, I was trialling BIC Kids' Drawy Book with my kids. On one occasion Angelo and I were colouring together. He said to me, ‘mum I'm making this one a girl, there are no girls’. He was referring to the group of aliens we were colouring. Honestly it never crossed...

Where we are now: end of 2015 update

My family and I are having a Christmas staycation in Lincolnshire. Looking and my children in our new environment has shown me how much they have grown of the past year. Hubby and I no longer have babes. We have a little boy and a little girl. Babies are no longer  a...



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Hi! I’m Maria. My family and I live in London but I’m originally from Trinidad, West Indies. My beloved and I got married in 2006. He’s Chinese/Italian. When we decided to increase our family, the first inevitable question was ‘what the child would look like?’... [ + ]


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