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Preparing for the Next Stage (the best you can)

Because I was going to be home with our baby boy anyway, we decided not to send our twin girls to Kindergarten.  So in the months leading up to their first day of school we did our best to get them prepared for the journey of learning that lay ahead of them.  But in a way, it was me who needed the training!

I mean, we are expected to provide them with a packed lunch… everyday!

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Me? A Leader? I Don’t Think so ….

What do you think when you hear the word “leader”? I confess to being quite resistant – I have always struggled being called a leader. It wasn’t until I was on the MOPS National Management Team that I realised I may be in denial about being a leader. But if I’m honest? I STILL struggle with the label “leader”. In fact, most women I know struggle with it. Don’t believe me? Invite someone to join a “leadership” team, and watch the look of fear in their eyes and the glances for a way of retreat! Continue reading “Me? A Leader? I Don’t Think so ….”

Better mums…. Make a better world.

It had been one of those weeks.

I forgot to send my children’s homework back. I had shouted at my highly emotional daughter. I realised that I was stressing my already anxious 5-year old out before he went to school, and hadn’t hugged my 12 year old in a week. We had take-away three times in four days, since I couldn’t get myself together in the kitchen. And I have a special needs family that need stability and calm- I need to tell you, I have the stability and calm of tumbleweed.

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