Writing one more post

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 I … Continue reading Writing one more post

And so it’s Thursday again…

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…

Getting ready to go

Mummy guilt can hit at any moment.  That feeling that if only you had... then your child could/would....  For me it generally arises  when work and family collide.  Those shows I have to miss, school trips I can't attend, friends that can't be invited back for tea and paperwork I some how misplaced, all because I'm not a stay at … Continue reading Getting ready to go

The day I walked away from 100 guests

I actually feel quite proud of myself.  The other Friday I managed to walk away from 100 guests, and trust that everything would be fine!  It was a Thank-You dinner for all those who volunteer in our church, and it was my job to make it all happen. I'd been chatting with some friends about work life balance … Continue reading The day I walked away from 100 guests

I just want to be liked…

Ok so we've all been there.  We've written something insightful and witty on social media, carefully framed and edited a photo, poured our hearts into a blog, hit the button and then waited... Waited for the signs of social acceptance.  Waited for our phones to come alive with bleeps and buzzes as our notifications tell us … Continue reading I just want to be liked…