Do you ever feel like you are stuck in some crazy loop, repeating the same day over and over and over. Like no matter how many times you do the washing the laundry baskets will always be full? That no matter how often you clear the table/bench/vanity they will always be covered in food/dishes/toiletries? And… Continue reading Riding the Roller Coaster of Parenting!
"Mum this is not the safety door, I cannot get out of the car" My 6 year old had learnt road safety the previous day in class and I had attempted to get her out of the rear drivers side door. I had always where possible got the kids out on the passenger side door but… Continue reading Leading By Example
"That is not how a good Mum behaves" my 7 year old daughter screamed at me tonight. She had once again gotten distracted on her way to get ready for bed and was trying to show me how she 'found' her music book in its rightful home (after I located it while she was at… Continue reading None Of Us Are Perfect!
With Mothers day fast approaching I have been reflecting on my own Mother. As a child our Parents are often seen as holders of all knowledge, and I adored my Mum and all that she did for me. Unknowingly by watching her I was constructing my perceptions of how a Mum should be, and she… Continue reading Reflections of My Mum.
My eldest, daughter Princess Pea, hated the car from about 2 months of age. She screamed the entire time she was buckled in. I lost count of the times I pulled over in tears because I just couldn't sit in the car anymore while she screamed. She did not fall asleep in the car... ever. My… Continue reading 7 tips for travelling with Car Sick kids
Today is my 34th Birthday. A day to mark the passing of another year, reflect on the year that was and lament how quickly it passed. I have no attachment to age, it is just a number, but 34 shifts me from early 30s to mid 30s and I often feel like I really have… Continue reading Reflections on my Birthday
Not only is self love important it is imperative to be the best version of ourselves. How can being the best version of ourselves be selfish? If we cannot love ourselves, cannot make our own needs a priority, if we give and give and never refuel, we lead ourselves into resentment, anxiety, depression and a everything in between.