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New beginnings

On 1st of March things changed. After 12 years of having my mother live here in London with us, she got in the taxi at 5am to head to the airport and fly back to Estonia. I didn’t sleep much that night. Partly because…

Sunday, 4 March 2018
daily life parenting

February – Turning 100, turning 13

Oh hi, I’m still here. Snowed under but not literally. The Beast From the East isn’t bothering me as I’m Estonian but life’s just busy. There’s actually much euphoria in my household from all the snow and I find myself fetching dry clothes for…

Saturday, 3 March 2018
daily life parenting who am I

Missing the moment you’re in

Those evenings when your 12-year old still wants to cuddle up to you and listen as you read books to his younger brother. Even though at 12 he has your shoe size and when you look at him you see the adult he soon…

Saturday, 3 June 2017
holiday parenting travel

Conquering Mount Snowdon (with kids in tow)

A couple of months ago we decided to climb Mount Snowdon. Our kids are 11 and almost 8, they both have been doing rock climbing and bouldering for several years. It was time to take them up a real mountain. MrB booked a cottage just…

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Mini Mudder

Just photos today. We dragged the kids through mud last weekend. Meaning they took part of Mini Mudder (junior version of Tough Mudder). It was a great sunny day out and even though it was a LOT muddier than advertised and one of the…

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Rage against the machine aka parenting in London

I’ve been a bit (more than usual) ragey against the machine lately. The machine that is the school system(s) and society and the world in general that we live in. My 7-year old’s teachers say that some parents have asked for more homework for…

Friday, 12 February 2016
daily life parenting


Just the other day, barely back from holidays, as soon as I opened the door after work the boys ran up to me and started bombarding me with various requests: Can you set up my YouTube account? When can we film my first video?…

Thursday, 7 January 2016
daily life fitness parenting who am I

Love the way you sweat

On Monday night we had this year’s first parent/teacher meeting with my 6-yr old’s teacher. As we were waiting outside the classroom, we looked through his school work so far – his accounts of school holidays and weekends are always the same – he…

Wednesday, 14 October 2015
blogging daily life parenting who am I

Not Batman

It’s so hard to get back into blogging after a long summer holiday, especially now that the kids are back at school and life’s super freaking busy again. My kids are way past the age where parenting them just means to feed them and…

Monday, 14 September 2015