10 questions with Pippa Henderson our OHbaby! Editor
I’m also a great believer in the power of words. It’s so easy to feel like we’re falling short – never having enough time, or money – but words are an incredible currency, and they’re free! All it takes is a little thought and a well-chosen phrase, and your kids can feel thoroughly loved. And words of encouragement stand the test of time. I think back to my own childhood, and what was said to me has had way more of an impact than what was (or wasn’t) bought for me.
Did you have a baby name in mind that you had to give up for some reason?
Yes! Ollie! Both our boys were going to be Oliver/Ollie, but we were pipped to the post both times by close friends that had boys just before us. In retrospect, we should have stuck to our guns anyway, as both times the friends ending up moving away. But, then again, Ted is definitely Ted, and Mack is absolutely a Mack, so maybe it was meant to be all along…