A drawing for my niece on her tenth birthday of her and her poodle Kitwana.
Our daughters are SO different! The younger one is so happy and cheerful and makes me feel like an excellent parent- since she could say them at 18 months old she started dropping please and thank you into conversation without prompting, and at random points in the day she will ask for a cuddle orContinue reading “How are they so different??”
I’m still in the phase with my daughters that they believe everything I say, so when I tell them there will be no (private) cars when they grow up they think it’s true and not just something I really, really hope happens very soon.
When the two of them argue they competitively wail to get my sympathy/attention until they reach a crescendo and have to be taken to different rooms to calm down.
We live in Brussels and have two daughters, one who is 6 and in her last year of ‘maternelle’ or nursery school, and one is now 2 who is normally at creche (daycare) 4 days a week. In Belgium they re-opened creches as of May 2020 and nursery school age children were allowed back toContinue reading “Covid and Childcare”
My second daughter arrived 11 days early- luckily a couple of days after the Tour de France cycling competition passed near our house otherwise with all the road closures I’m not sure how we would have made it to the hospital! I had an epidural for my second labour whereas I had a natural birthContinue reading “Birth story”
Just behind our house is the local petanque club and then the Foret de Soignes- I loved how green and overgrown everything looked in this photo so I tried to capture it in an ink painting.
A drawing for Anna and Isabel to celebrate their first two years as best friends!
…in a world where we have actually decided to do all the things we know will work and have the technology to do right now to reduce carbon emissions: GOING TO THE LIBRARY 2025 THE END For more background information on the story and why I imagine the future looking this way, please read thisContinue reading “A children’s story set in the future…”