We are in the busiest time of the year. We run around with our children, attending Christmas functions, end of school/kindy/sports assemblies. We are closing up studies, school, work and extra curricular activities. At the same time we are running households and family in the midst of trying to make this time special, buy presents, plan the family holiday, do holiday activities and do things to make special memories.
I don’t know about you but I find it hard to look after myself in these busy times. Continue reading “Take a rest from the busyness of Christmas”
“I wish there had been MOPS when I had my babies!”
Continue reading “I wish there had been MOPS…”
I remember when my children were babies and toddlers, and people would often remark to me that ‘the days are long but the years are short’.
Continue reading “When the years and days are short”
Do you find yourself reflecting on what life has handed you? Or hasn’t handed you? Do you sometimes wonder ‘What if?’ or ‘Why?’
I do. Continue reading “Loving The Life You Didn’t Choose”
When my daughter turned 18 she had a fairy/pirate children’s themed birthday party complete with children’s party games. Continue reading “Catering for Special Diets”
My son started full time school this year and while I knew it would be a challenge for him, I didn’t expect it to be quite so taxing on the whole family as well. Continue reading “Burning Up”
A few years ago, I was at my kitchen sink looking out of the window as I did another round of dishes. My eyes focused in on the bottlebrush tree directly in line with the window. Continue reading “Reigniting your spark – finding joy through gratefulness”
As a new mum there was one phrase that just about made me gag… mothers group… ARGHH!! Continue reading “Welcome at MOPS”
Perhaps you have just finished your first week of being a school mum. Or maybe you are like me, and your fourth child has just entered the world of formal education.
Continue reading “Starting School”
I love the start of a new year. Blank pages in a diary. A new calendar hanging on the wall. A blank slate, with days that stretch ahead full of the unknown. I also love filling those pages, making plans, organising myself, my family and others. Continue reading “Finding Your Fire in 2019”