Loved by Esther is a life and style blog written by me, Esther. It is where I document our simple life; with a focus on thoughtful parenting, travel, creativity and style. It celebrates the simple things in life, and takes you back to your roots. It has been described as ‘refreshing and honest’. This space is a positive one, and a place that readers can trust – I’m careful what I share here.
I am a mum to four young boys, who keep me very busy. We are currently in the midst of major renovations to our home and garden, so expect interiors to feature heavily as we continue our steep learning curve. We also love to travel as a family, and want to convince other parents that travelling can be enjoyable for everyone. We live in beautiful Yorkshire.
Welcome, grab a drink and stay a while…
If you are new here, here are some posts to get you started:
Just for fun – 12 things you may not know about me, Text conversations with my husband, Having ten siblings
Travel – Florence & Milan, Rome, Utah, Ibiza, Egypt, Leros – Greece, London, Stockholm, The Algarve, China – Shanghai & Beijing, Berlin, Krakow, Auschwitz, Cornwall, Camping, Yorkshire, Travel tips, Travel must haves, Surviving a city break, Travel wish list, Tips for flying solo with a little one, Travelling with kids
Parenting – After school snacks, Getting ready for school, Gradually growing up, Teaching opportunities, Nature or nurture?, Space outdoors, Being a mum of three, What did I find so hard?, ‘Just’ having boys
Make – Half terms crafts, Flag activity, Alphabet game, Concrete planter, DIY mud kitchen, Handkerchief throw, Room spray, Candle making, Macrame garland, Number fishing game, Curiosity cabinet
Eat – My favourite breakfast smoothies, Our favourite waffle recipe, Foods that make life easier, Toddler lunch, Vegetarian dishes we love, Lunch ideas for tots, Packed lunch essentials, Family meals on a plate
Home – Creating a downstairs loo, Toy organisation, Creating a bedroom for two young boys, Renovating our bedroom, Tips for creating a family bathroom, A bed fit for an emperor, Home accessories to fall in love with
Baby – I don’t enjoy breastfeeding. Did I say that out loud?, Weaning tips, When feeding comes to an end, 27 weeks pregnant, 37 weeks pregnant, Choosing baby names, Why I choose to give birth at home, Breastfeeding, A third baby birth story, Things I’d forgotten about having a newborn
Photography by Helen Rose Photography.
Hi there. I have nominated your blog for the Liebster Award over at my blog Tippytupps. Please follow the link here if you’d like to get involved. I sure hope you do! 🙂 xx
Hi Esther, we loved your bloggers interview with Posh Flooring! Would like to interview you at some point over the next few months on some interior design fads and trends.
Thank you – please feel free to email me!
Hi Vicki. That is so kind of you – thank you. I’m sure I replied to your comment earlier but it seems to not be here! xx