Berta, restaurant owner in Barcelona

Today, I’m very happy to meet a mother full of great energy and projects ! Berta, 42, is the mother of three kids (10, 8 and 5 years-old) and manages a successful restaurant in Barcelona, Parking Pizza, with her husband Marcos. After a career in the catering industry, she decided to change her work to try to reconcile it with family life, but without forgetting her passion for catering. Berta tells us here about her passion, her projects and her daily…

Audrey & Elliot, New Zealand

This Monday, we ‘re travelling to New Zealand to meet Audrey and her husband, Elliot. Both settled there 7 years ago. They now live in Hamilton (Northern New Zealand) where Elliot originally comes from. Audrey, 29, is a writer, designer and photographer. Elliot, 35, is a teacher of arboriculture. They have a three years-old boy, Charles.They live in a wooden house from 1910 that they renovated. Audrey tells us here about their everyday life in this very pleasant city of Hamilton. *** IN THE CITY What do you…

First days into high school

Last year, Anna, my eldest daughter, started high school. Big change : new school, new disciplines, ten teachers (vs one schoolteacher) and plenty of new faces! I tried to be as present as possible during the first months, until she gain more independence and be able to organize herself. To help, we set up several tricks and tips that I want to share now with you because they have been very effective!  PS : the translation from French to English was a bit difficult because of…

Amanda Jane Jones, designer

Today, we’re lucky to start again our ‘Mum at Work’ interviews with the talented Amanda Jane Jones who was at the origin of Kinfolk magazine. This 30 years-old woman is the mum of two kids : little Jane, 3 years-old, and baby Miles, 9 months. She’s married to Cree, a PhD student at the Unversity of Chicago. She tells us here about her professional career and her family life. A slow way of conceiving work and motherhood… *** What was…

Madeleine Ably, French designer

Today I am very happy to interview Madeleine Ably, the designer of the new fashion brand Sixsoeurs. This 38 years-old Parisian designer is also the mother of three children : a 18 years-old girl, a 7 year old boy and a 5 year-old girl. As you can imagine, her days are rather dense and varied … She tells us here the genesis of her project, what she enjoys in it and how she manages to reconcile daily work and family life ……

Birgitte & Vidar, Norway

Today, we go up to the Northern Europe to meet a Norwegian family living in Kongsberg, a tiny town in the south-eastern part of Norway, one hour’s drive from Oslo. I met Birgitte some time ago through Instagram where we started having a chat. Her gallery is both poetic and sensitive, mainly devoted to Nature. I love her way of seeing things… It’s the reason why I asked her to participate to Sweet Cabane. And I’m so pleased she said yes! Birgitte,…

Mama Blues

Pregnancy and motherhood were at the heart of my last ten years, since I had three children between 2005 and 2012. Eleven years ago, I became a mom for the first time. This was a real upheaval in my everyday  life of course (logistical issues;) …), but also in my ‘inner’ life since I had to learn how to become a mother. At that time, the model given by my own mother was very present, very rooted, as if the rules of…

Anna and Florian, Berlin

Today, we’re lucky to go and visit a large family living in Berlin, Germany. Anna and her husband Florian, both 36 years old, have been living there for 15 years with their three kids : Leo (9), Carlo (7) and Rosa (2). Anna isa fully educated lawyer working now in visual marketing and as a stylist for props, interior and kidswear. Florian is a neuro-radiologist.  Anna tells us about why they enjoy living in Berlin, what they like in this city and what…

Skye Mc Alpine, food blogger

Today, we’re so lucky to meet a wonderful creative mum who cooks, styles and takes wonderful photographs! Skye Mc Alpine, 32, lives between London and Venice. She’s got one son, Aeneas, who is now three and a half years old. She tells us here all about her work and her wonderful food blog From my dining table, which is now very famous. *** How did  you have the idea to create your food blog? I was studying for a PhD in Ancient…

Maiya & Domenic, Australia

Today, we go and meet Maiya, Domenic and their three beautiful chirdren. They live in Adelaide, South Australia. Maiya, 31, used to to work full-time before having children in Events and Marketing at Jacob’s Creek, a global wine brand of French company Pernod Ricard. Her husband, Domenic, 33, is Managing Director of Funding Options, a boutique finance broking firm which he co-founded in 2012. They have three little girls : Eva (4.5), Rose (2.5) and Clementine (11 months). The family of five lives…