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 atContinue reading “Getting ready to go”

The Ancient Art of Me Time

I love Thursdays!  Thursdays are my day off in more ways than one.  Weekends are often filled with family, church, errands, parties, homework and sport.  But Thursdays are mine.  Once the kids are at school I relish the solitude of being home alone for just a few hours.  I can clean, tidy, read, write and thinkContinue reading “The Ancient Art of Me Time”

How to live an extraordinary life

The more I write about the woman in Proverbs 31 the more I am convinced her life makes a great blueprint for  work life balance. Her life demonstrates the benefits of healthy relationships, creativity, self-development, time management, risk taking, leadership etc. which are all so relevant for todays living. However the one thing that changes it from a 10 pointContinue reading “How to live an extraordinary life”

Why would anyone do that?

I have to be honest, I love my bed and I love 8 hours of sleep.  So one thing that really put me off the woman described in Proverbs 31, was the fact that she started her day in the middle of the night.  She rose early, not just to make breakfast for her family (I couldContinue reading “Why would anyone do that?”

There’s always something on the horizon

When I first became a mum I quickly felt my brain begin to stagnate.  Don’t get me wrong I adored my son, but I struggled with the adjustment from being busy at work, to being at home with someone whose only form of communication was to cry.  It was then that I recognised the importance of self-developmentContinue reading “There’s always something on the horizon”