This is part 3 of our little vanlife adventure meeting up with our family at the border of Holland and Germany. We went hiking and playing in the sand-hills, had water fights and traveled back home While making a short stop to visit our aircooled friends...read more
We went on a little vanlife adventure meeting up with our family at the border of Holland and Germany. We celebrated Quinn's first birthday and Mothers day! This was video part 2 (out of 3) of our adventure! Featured in this video: Wildlife park Anholter Schweiz:...read more
We traveled on a one-week vanlife trip to the border of Holland and Germany. To explore nature and have fun camping and meeting up with some family! This is part 1, our journey getting up there! Enjoy! p.s. The Monthly overviews of Mei and June are definitely still...read more
So many pictures! But all digitally! And we almost never take the time to do something with them, and that's such a shame! I know that my parents used to paste all of our developed pictures in an album. And on the pace we've been going there isn't going to be an...read more
It was so much fun! We went to the 2 day Airmighty Ben Pon Air-cooled Volkswagen meeting at Amersfoort! We loved it! We did have some car trouble (or should I say van-trouble) on our way over there, but we made it there in the end. Please follow our...read more
We went on a 3-day trip and meet other like-minded parents at the KIIND Weekend from Kiind magazine. Lots of breastfeeding, babywearing, and gentle parenting people. Lovely to see everyone respecting each other's choices and differences and bonding together based on...read more
This girl is a dreamer. Always with her head in the clouds and living in her own reality. Sometimes if you carefully watch you can see it in her eyes. That moment... Her checking out of our reality and stepping into her own. And I love that about her. In class, she...read more
Four questions I ask myself before I decide what I'm wearing that day! As a busy mommy of three girls, a Wedding photography business and a fanatic adventurer I absolutely need to wear clothes that fit me comfortable and makes me feel confident in whatever I have...read more
The #Confessionsofayogi movement is back and they asked me to be one of the hosts of the new #Confessionsofayogi Instagram 7 day yoga challenge.
Huge honor! And of course, I said YES! Time to push myself out of my comfort zone and share some yoga pictures and thoughts!
SO…Let’s talk SELF IMAGE!!! Here are the 7 posts I shared during this challenge!
MONTH Vlog April 2018 – This March in 4 words: Cameras, trouble, Spring & Yoga!!!read more
MONTH Vlog March 2018 This March in 4 words: Toys, #vanlife, swordfights & Caffeine!!! It was sooo cold at the beginning of this month! And by the time we reached the end of March 2018 it was obvious spring was knocking on our door! This month we had sword...read more
We went "where the Creative things are" at the Creative Life Event. And we sure got ourselves a big dose of creativity and inspiration! From the moment we stepped in, until the moment we had to leave we were talking to amazingly talented people and getting so many...read more
Yes! The sun was shining, the temperatures where soft and there she was again after a decade of 3 months. Our radiant tined slice of happiness on wheels. Before taking her out Michiel gave her a bit of TLC. He changed the spark-plugs and refreshed the oil. And we were...read more
Month VLOG Feb 2018 - This month we took Haley our 3-year-old to the dentist and she came home all funny and fuzzy! Kind of sad but funny at the same time. Our camera and car broke, Haley turned three, we went to do lots of fun stuff together, and Holland...read more
This girl is turning 3 years old, and I think since day one she always felt like she owed the place. And with "the place" I mean literally every place she sets foot. Walking around with a straight back, a confident tread and determent brave look in her...read more
I am really proud of Michiel for making this video and going outside his comfort zone and doing a voiceover for the very first time! He really wanted to participate with contributing to this blog and start making videos and blog posts. And I am so excited he is...read more
Photography: Wild&BOHO - Jolanda Marti Weekend links #004 We collected a few inspiring links with tons reading and watching material which made us laugh, cry, think, be inspired or amazed. So here you have a few of our favorite links to entertain you this weekend!...read more
We had a Great time at the Pink Nova Parade Meeting all our babywearing friends and taking a close look at all those beautiful woven baby wraps with lots and lots of sleepy dust! Here's an overview of our day! Photography: Michiel Fook...read more
Photography: Wild&BOHO - Jolanda Marti Weekend links #003 We collected a few inspiring links with tons reading and watching material which made us laugh, cry, think, be inspired or amazed. So here you have a few of our favorite links to entertain you this weekend!...read more
Yes, It's online! Our First Monthly overview vlog! Watch here our January 2018 where we watched the fireworks over Amsterdam from a distance, Lots and Lots of Babywearing, After dinner madness moments, all 3 kids got sick like domino's, Snot, Viral infections for...read more
Photography: Wild&BOHO - Jolanda Marti Weekend links #002 We collected a few inspiring links with tons reading and watching material which made us laugh, cry, think, be inspired or amazed. So here you have a few of our favorite links to entertain you this weekend! Our...read more
I’m a creative! And by being a self-proclaimed artist I think I earned the right to always wair whatever I feel like. I do have to attend a business meeting sometimes so I do have a “working mode” style that works for me.read more
We collected a few inspiring links with tons reading and watching material which made us laugh, cry, think, be inspired or amazed.
So here you have a few of our favorite links to entertain you this weekend!
There was a time we went on an adventure. All four of us in a bus. We had a wonderful journey, met amazing people, and saw beautiful new places. This is what #vanlife is all about! To us, it's a bonding experience and making memories to last a lifetime! We started...read more
Soft winter at the Harbour You have those harsh winter days, and those days where it's really not necessary to wear a heavy coat but a vest will do just fine! We love our beautiful, luxurious heavy winter coats, but with a few knitted layers on it feels so much...read more
Here a video about how I'm watching my kids grow up, and wonder... what will this life have in store for you? Worries, hopes, dreams, happiness. All I know is, I will be there and love them forever! It amazes me how valuable you become as a parent! Everything that...read more
Well, maybe you have a mild case of a little winter depression. Don’t worry, it won’t last that long.
But here’s the upside: If thats the low-point, it’s all up from there! This year is only getting better from tomorrow on!
Get ready to fight the blues with my 10 tips to cheer up your spirit upcoming weeks!
How to be in the moment as a parent when your mind still is racing, thinking about everything that has been keeping you busy. Being a Mindful parent isn’t easy! So Learn from your kids! They are experts in experiencing and enjoying the present… They know best! Stop overthinking everything and start living in the “NOW”read more
It feels like there was the “me” before I had kids and the “me” after. Not only that but after each and every birth of one of my baby girls I totally felt had to find myself all over again.read more
2017 was amazing! Looking back at the past 12 months and so much has happened! We are so thankful for everything and everyone we have in our lives! We are grateful for all the experiences we had and even the difficulties we encountered because we learned from them!...read more
Ever wonder why kids go mad as soon as they come anywhere near sand!? Just dive in there with them and you’ll find out!read more
HAPPY Christmas and a Merry new year! Have a wonderful holiday everyone! Just like last year, we wanted to make the same sparkle confetti-canon video (we posted it on our Instagram) with the kids because last year was so much fun! I see a little tradition happening...read more
One fluffy snowflake floating down hundreds of miles and landing gently on the soft grass in our backyard. And another! The kids are watching the whole morning how the snow is falling and slowly transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland…read more
From which would you prefer to learn? By only reading about it, or by experiencing it yourself? Wich one would make a profound impression on you which will stick to you for the rest of your life!?read more
And then a Quinn was born Every woman who has had the honor of giving life to another brand new tiny human being knows: Giving birth is an amazing experience, it can be challenging, it is hard work, it is emotional, empowering, scary, messy, unpredictable, euphoric,...read more
The last couple of months were hectic, getting to know Quinn. Including her in our routines, or better said… making new routines. But now after those first five months, the dust has settled, and we all have got used to our new lives. It is a joy to see these three wonderful brave little girls exploring this world, climbing every tree, jumping from adventure to adventure!read more
YES! Quinn is there! And of course our two big sisters had been looking forward to the coming of this little baby for weeks now! Check out our new digital birth announcement video for our lovely little Quinn! I’m sorry, this video is in dutch only for he moment…read more
We thought we were complete. We thought we were happy and whole as a family. We thought wrong. You filled a void in our hearts we didn’t realize was there. All four of us are totally in love with you, and you are so so so welcome here! From the first time i picked you up, umbilical cord still attached to my body and I instantly knew… i know you. You where always meant to be with us.read more
So lets be honest… from the 38th week in pregnancy I am not the charmyest person around. I only fit my biggest maternity joggers and I can walk (or actually wobble) around for a max of 10 minutes before crashing. And then it hit me… this will probably be the last time ever being pregnant. So we decided to celebrate this moment in this photoshoot.read more
Tijd voor een kleine time-out! Dat elke zwangerschap anders is dat weten we allemaal wel… maar iets weten of ervaren is toch iets anders. Ik mag gerust zeggen dat ik deze derde zwangerschap ietsje (boel) heb onderschat. Been there, done that… doe ik er wel gewoon even bij. Uuuuh, nope. Dus niet.read more
Dutch Vlog: Tadaaa, hier is weer een zwangerschapsvlog #02! leuk dat je kijkt!
Deze week: Een DIY Vlog! Ik maak drie verschillende Geboorte aftel kalenders waarmee je samen met je kindjes (of gewoon voor jezelf) kunt aftellen vanaf week 37 naar de mogelijke geboorte datum van jullie nieuwe baby!
Van bepaalde drankjes kan ik geen genoeg krijgen! Van deze heerlijke alcohol vrije cocktails kan ik in de zomer de hele dag door nippen in de wetenschap dat deze drankjes nog gezond zijn ook! Dus onbeperkt genieten! Deze twee mixjes had ik al bedacht voordat ik zwanger was en maakte ze al regelmatig, maar tijdens mijn zwangerschap was het praktisch het enige waar ik trek in had om te drinken.read more
Dutch Vlog: Tadaaa, hier is zwangerschapvlog #01! leuk dat je kijkt!
In deze vlog: Mijn persoonlijke (rare) Zwangerschap Cravings!
Suddenly spring is here! And no Nesting urges to be found anywhere… We decided to rebuild our house at 7 weeks away from my due date. The house is a building site with rubble and dust everywhere. and all I care about is my garden…read more
Dutch Vlog: YES! hier is weekvlog #02! leuk dat je kijkt!
In deze weekvlog: Voorbereidingen op de trouw-beurs, Koffie en hot coco drinken bij de espresso fabriek, verbouwen, Zwangerschap week 33, bloed prikken, en een klein verslagje van onze stand op de Love and Marriage beurs in Utrecht!
Dutch Vlog: Tadaaa, onze eerste weekvlog! Leuk dat je kijkt!
In deze eerste weekvlog: De hele boven verdieping verbouwen, Slapen in de huiskamer & 32 weken zwanger!
Bam. binnen 3 sec. twee felblauwe strepen en ik huilend op de keukenvloer terwijl Michiel stralend en dolgelukkig met de strip in zijn handen stond. Sorry, mag ik even aan het idee wennen? Ik was niet geheel mentaal voorbereid op een zwangerschap,read more
Het Geheime wapen! Het papa monster verslaan is toch nog niet zo makkelijk... Maar superhelden Miley en Haley werken in het geheim aan hun geheime wapen... Bekijk hieronder het vervolg op onze video "Is de baby al klaar?" Met dit keer een verrassende twist op het...read more
The baby-carrying way of life. Wherever we go we take our baby with us! No problem, she just hops on our back and she gets te see the world from her private VIP seat. Plus we get all those extra bonus cuddles from her! It's really a livestyle thing. Not having to stay...read more
Let it goooo let it gooooo. We are feeling a bit like Elsa in this magical Frozen landscape! Often i find myself beleving in fairytales and dancing singing realy loud with my 5 year old daughter. We are enjoying every second of our magical freezing powers before it...read more
December holidays shopping in Amsterdam with dad. Love seeing how safe she feels with him wandering around in that big buzzing city... cars, bikes, shooters, taxis and trams passing buy. So many people, so many faces, so many sounds... so many incentives. Babies...read more
We are explorers. Only the four of us, four kids. For just a minute alone in the world. Curious and eager to learn the secrets of this forest. New ground to explore... Stopping time. There is no time. There is only now. There is only us. Photography: Jolanda Marti &...read more
This is our home. Stepping out our backdoor and walking in to these fields of waterland. Nothing but fresh air, water and lots of green. Whenever i think of home. This is it. Here, with them. This is all i need. – This blogpost is made in collaboration with Pinknova...read more
Let's go and see the world, Make adventures, discover new ways of living, loving, being... just us... treasuring every moment, every second. Following small streaming rivers, breathing in the fresh air and cuddles all the way downstream. Stay close to me, i will keep...read more
My baby hungry!? My baby gets a little milk. No exeptions. I'm feeling hurt and judged. And i'm sick of it! She is a baby! She needs to eat too. No i'm not giving her a bottle. The bottle is silver, my own milk is gold, and she deserves gold. Always. If i'm not...read more
Watch this video in English! Click here! Aaahhhggg! Het duurt zo laaanggg! Wachten op iets waar je verschrikkelijk erg naar verlangt is zo er moeilijk! Helemaal als je een 4 jarig meisje bent die op het punt staat een GROTE ZUS te worden! Deze laatste weken van de...read more
Hey there babygirl… so, we are “Fullterm”
It’s okey if you want to stay in there a bit longer… just be gentle on my ribs, they are getting a bit sore.
It’s so beautiful here… its like my pregnant brain can’t register all the beauty surrounding me.
Feeling so happy and thankful i get the opportunity to travel to these new places for work,
and the best thing is…