The mindfulness message carried by Storks [011]

This blog is a nice little reminder that our children are only small once – it may be hard to ‘switch off’ from all the grown up stuff we have going on in our lives and minds, but let’s not forget to spend quality time with them and ENJOYING that time!

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“Do you ever STOP?” he asked. And I couldn’t STOP… crying [008]

This blog is a story about a session I had with a Life Coach. It was a powerful, very intense and emotionally drained meeting which made me realise I needed to make big changes in my life, for my sake and the sake of my family.

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The day I broke my leg [006]

We hadn’t even been back 12 hours. (And then I broke my leg!) We arrived at home at around 10:30 pm on a Wednesday night. The Husband and I were both exhausted. We put the boys to sleep, and I decided I was too tired to unpack. I had 4…

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Five ways in which our parents’ lives were harder than ours and how on earth did they do it? [003]

I’m in my (ahem) mid-thirties. When my parents were my age they had 2 children. And no internet. No desktop/laptop at home. No smartphones. And no tablets. I firmly believe our parents’ lives were harder than ours. Because, well, let me say that again. They had no internet?!? I remember when,…

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Why you need to slow down as much as I do [001]

Slow down.  This 2016 has been a weird year so far. It’s been about the usual stuff – crazy family life, balancing work, the house and the children. About routines and the ordinary things, but it’s also been odd. It’s been about change, about learning something new about myself, and…

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