Forgiveness is one of the most powerful expressions a human can make towards another. It has implications for everyone involved. Continue reading “Free to forgive”
Ok I confess: I am an avid watcher of ‘Married at First Sight’! I know, I know, it adds no value to my life, and the show is probably manipulated to make viewing more exciting but I have become addicted nevertheless. I suspect my ‘girly’ love of beautiful weddings and my romantic love of ‘happily ever after’ stories has caused me to be sucked in. Continue reading “Free To Love – Healthy Expectations”
What’s the big deal with the 3 simple words ‘I love you’?
As a midwife I cared for a woman having her second child just last week and her first words when she took her little girl in her arms, through sobs of joy, was ‘I love you so much’. I don’t have to tell you that it was a pretty special moment. Continue reading “Let Love Be The Loudest Voice!”
What do you think of when you hear the date December 26th? Perhaps it’s Boxing Day and you’re out hitting the sales. Or maybe you think of it as recovery day. You know, that day when you know you’ve survived Christmas and now it’s time to stay in bed, preferably with the covers pulled over your head. It’s the day you eat the Christmas leftovers and wonder how your children are already bored with their new toys. Magical may not be the word that comes to mind. Continue reading “The 12 day birthday party”
Christmas! – the most wonderful time of the year. The presents, the tinsel, the lights and the food! As children we spend all year waiting for it! As adults we spend all year saving for it 😉. Continue reading “8 ways to get the most out of this Christmas.”
Earlier this year, I saw “Wonder Woman” at the cinema. I had never read the comics or seen any of the earlier TV shows or movies, so I had nothing with which to compare it. I was inspired … to be wonderful! Continue reading “Wonder Women”
Two years ago when I was a MOPS Mentor I gave a talk at my MOPS group on the over-done topic of self care, but it had a little bit of a twist to it. Continue reading “You’ve got this, Mum!”
Remember the last thing your husband said that made you laugh? Or what you dreamed about on your honeymoon? Or an adventure you went on together, where things didn’t go as planned but you had a good time any way?
This week controversial headlines have flashed across my newsfeed on more than one occasion announcing that a study at Melbourne University has found that children born via caesarean section perform worse than those born via vaginal birth (1). Continue reading “Letting Go of Fear Based Parenting – Insight from a recent Caesarean Study”
Do you struggle with seeing the good in life? How do you answer the ‘is the glass half-full, or half-empty’ question? Continue reading “Is your glass half full?”