Author: Sidra Ansari

  • Coming Of Age

    Coming Of Age

    So we decided to have a get together (definitely not calling it a partaaaay in front of the boys!). It was for my daughter and her cousins- we thought it was about time we celebrated that they were growing up. We based a lot of the discussions around the book featured in the picture above […]

  • 3 Must-Buys 0-1 Year Old Baby

    3 Must-Buys 0-1 Year Old Baby

    >Baby Bjorn Bouncer This has been an absolute life saver.  It isn’t electronic, it doesn’t have music, sounds, flashing lights, vibrations or colourful toys attached to it.  What it does have is some stretchy comfortable fabric to sit in and a very sturdy iron base.  It has 3 settings, plus you can lie it down […]

  • Choices


    Hello and Salaams! This page is now being revised and edited for inclusion in my upcoming book, published by Beacon Books! Do look out for a link to pre-order, coming soon. Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari PS **UPDATED 2nd March 2018** I said I’d list 3 new things I’m grateful for on each post. This […]

  • Life’s Wake-up Calls- A slip in the snow…

    Life’s Wake-up Calls- A slip in the snow…

    I guess I would say that a profound Belief in Destiny helped me to accept the fact that I broke a bone in my wrist about 3 weeks ago. My husband had gone out sledging with my 4 older kids and even though I wanted to join them, I reluctantly stayed at home as apparently […]

  • Natural Birth

    Natural Birth

    I’ve been very blessed to have wonderful birth experiences in my life.  I’m not here to tell these stories (unless you’d especially like to know! Please comment below) but I’d like to help others to have a positive outlook and to banish any blues they might be feeling in anticipation of birth. First of all, […]

  • Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up & Never Give Up!

    Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up & Never Give Up!

    So my family consists of 5 little people, ranging from 5 months to 11 years old, and my husband.  My eldest child is my 11 year old daughter Miss Craft, my eldest son Mr. Reader is 9 years old, then come three more boys- Mr Biryani, aged 7, Mr Smiley aged 4 and Little Mr […]

  • Here we go…!

    Here we go…!

    The first day of the rest of my life…