Why Being More Grateful Is Good For You

We take so much for granted and it is only when something is taken away that we realise what we had. Why do we allow complacency to set in? Whether it’s being in a marriage, your children seeing their father on a daily basis, having a job or simply having good eyesight, we just assume…

Motherhood – The Biggest Sacrifice

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope all mummies out there were allowed a lie in this morning 😉 My latest piece for ‪#‎MothersDay‬ has been published at Huffington Post Motherhood – The Biggest Sacrifice “So with the run up to the ‘big day’, I’ve been thinking about what motherhood really is and to sum it up I came…

Don’t Give The Silent Treatment

I read this excerpt from ‘Love It Forward’ By Jeff Brown and was left deep in thought…. “There are two types of relational silence- one that serves the connection, one that damages it. In the first, silence comes with the qualifier “I need some quiet time to reflect”, which is healthy and respectful to the…

I Asked My Daughter What She Wants To Be When She Grows Up… Her Answer Surprised Me

During a ‘Show and Tell’ session at school last week, my 4 year old daughter had to draw a picture of what she would like to do when she grows up and talk about it in front of her class friends. As we walked home, I asked my daughter what she would like to do.…

Frozen The Movie – THAT Dress Change… I Can’t ‘Let It Go’

(NOTE: Although this post is about Frozen the movie, it is relevant to people with children and without)…   So I FINALLY watched Frozen the movie (with my children of course… ahem). Yes, yes I know it was released last winter, but given I’m not too concerned about what the ‘IN’ thing is, no one…