I’m sure we’ve all been there. That moment where you find yourself doing or saying something to your kids that you promised yourself you never would. Or the moment you realise that you aren’t doing things the way that you thought that you would. Continue reading “Being the mum you aspire to be”
Write, she asked, about freedom from fear, and inside I cringed as my heart raced and my palms grew moist. Who am I to write? I have not conquered fear; yet I am reminded, Fear has not conquered me! Continue reading “Freedom from Fear”
I am a busy person. I come from a long line of busy, productive women. My grandmother was still crocheting tiny baby clothes well into her 90s and only stopped when her hands and eyes failed her. Continue reading “Free to slow down”
“Mum, she said I’m ugly.” “Well is that the truth?” “No!” “Then push it away and don’t listen to it”
My kids often come to me to let me know that one of their siblings has said something mean. And while I will certainly deal with the offender, my first response is always “Well, is it the truth?” Continue reading “Telling yourself the truth”
There are currently around 7.6 billion people in the world and I’m pretty certain they’ve all had a mother. These mothers are all different shapes, colours, sizes and have all had different life experiences. They mostly all adore the child that they get to call their own and that love is mostly returned fiercely. Some are loud and hilarious and others are quiet and kind, while others are adventurous and others nurturing. Very few are all of these things. Continue reading “Free to lead”
We’ve all heard the saying, When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. But, what does that mean, and what do we do with disappointment to prevent it from become all-consuming? Continue reading “When Life Hands You Lemons: What To Do With Disappointment”
I see it in every personality test I’ve ever done over the years. That one word that makes it easy to identify which box or column or group of letters I belong to best – Perfectionist! Continue reading “Letting go of Perfect”
What do you long for? What is the thing that your heart craves?
Is it possible that your deepest desire is to be free?
Continue reading “2018 Theme – Free Indeed”
My mother often said… ‘If the shoe fits, wear it’. She used it in a number of circumstances but importantly to highlight that if you choose shoes that don’t fit, you’re going to come to grief. Continue reading “Shoes that fit”