Growing A Garden

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 garden … Continue reading Growing A Garden

How to kill your dream

After 3 weeks of not writing a post it's good to be back.  We recently had a family holiday and so, as I explained in my last post, I was giving myself permission not to stick to my normal writing schedule.  I didn't want the pressure of having to find time to write, or the … Continue reading How to kill your dream

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 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 think … Continue reading The Ancient Art of Me Time