During this time of Covid-19 here’s 5 ideas for you, and your children, to help you stay sane, and even thrive, during self-isolation.
I was absentmindedly watching the news, as an Australian couple captured my attention. Their property was one of many that have been destroyed by the recent bushfires, and yet there was something different about this story. They’d had a little bit of rain, and theirs was a story of hope. In amongst the devastation, thisContinue reading “New Beginnings”
I’m done with Goal Setting! I know the theory. I’ve read the books. I’ve attended the training, but I quit! It simply doesn’t work for me, so this year I’m doing things differently! Over the years I’ve tried and tried to set goals but I have two struggles, firstly defining my goal into something that’sContinue reading “My 2020 Goal is to not set any!!”
Just before heading out for lunch, I was stood phone-in-hand, chatting with friends. I’m quite expressive as I talk, and although I don’t remember how it happened, I vividly remember it. Time seemed to slow down as I watched my phone slip out of my hand and somersault until it rested face down on theContinue reading “Making my voice heard”
The idea behind this blog was to give me a place to sharpen my communication skills. To regularly practice putting words together to communicate an idea. To bring hope and encouragement to others as I reflect on my own life and the lessons I’ve learnt. The discipline to produce 200 words, regardless of how IContinue reading “Writing one more post”
We moved into our current home over 10 years ago when our boys were very young. Within a few months, I fell pregnant with our daughter and so life here has always been busy. However, the one place of very little activity over the years, has been our garden. The house has a large gardenContinue reading “Growing A Garden”
For my 10th birthday I had a long white nightie, with little blue flowers on it, a matching full length dressing gown and matching slippers. It was from Marks & Spencers and I loved getting ready for bed and being able to put it on. But getting ready for bed, and actually going to bedContinue reading “No more excuses…”
“So, what about you? What are your dreams for this year?” It was a simple enough question, and one I had asked others many times. Yet when someone asked me I was stumped for an answer… I’d spent so long in my roles as wife, mother, assistant, coach and friend that somewhere in the midstContinue reading “Fogotten Dreams…”
I didn’t commit to running a marathon, or completing a 5K in a certain time. I just committed to putting on my trainers and getting out there three times a week and the rest followed.
I made a promise to myself that I would write a blog post every Thursday. A promise I never kept. But a promise I keep returning to. But why? Why choose to carve out time to write? Why force myself to think of something new to say each week? Why write a blog? I love communication.Continue reading “And so it’s Thursday again…”