Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

I am an only child. I like to think that I defy the stereotypes that go hand in hand with only children but here we are. My mother was an only child too. My father is the eldest of six. My husband is the eldest of two. My mother-in-law is the youngest of nine while [...]

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

In a world, where you can be anything, be kind. Isn’t that what the message below reads? Be kind. My Swiss Story, Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2, Pic Credit: Unsplash Simple. So simple, so effective that it is a powerful social media hashtag. The phrase ‘Be Kind’ is so ubiquitous that sometimes it cancels [...]

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

By Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Dear Young Person, I’m 35. Soon to be 36. At 15 - when I was just keen on surviving - I couldn’t even see 35. It seemed like a silly number - not real, occupied by those who were well past it. Ah, the arrogance of youth, eh? [...]

Turning 40! Heart to heart interviews with real women – PART 3

Turning 40! Heart to heart interviews with real women – PART 3

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor Woohooo - I can't wait to share the last 3 interviews with you . Today we even have our own Pragati Sidhanti, founder of My Swiss Story, sharing as an almost 40 year old. We will also discover Sandra's perspective despite many trials in her life and the story [...]

Turning 40! Heart to heart interviews with real women – PART 2

Turning 40! Heart to heart interviews with real women – PART 2

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor I'm really honored to share two more interviews with you on what it's like to turn 40 and to be 40 years old. I love this quote about aging and I think it really fits with the heart to hearts I had with 7 authentic and strong women: Age [...]