Giving yourself permission to PAUSE

Giving yourself permission to PAUSE

Have you noticed that it’s almost too easy to live a life in the fast lane these days? As women have fairly full lives, I’ve noticed that many of us get so focused on moving ahead and pushing towards an outcome that we often don’t stop to celebrate until something has...
what really makes a good parent? part two

what really makes a good parent? part two

Firstly, read part one here How do you make your relationship a deeper priority? Well we began recently by taking a week away together – just the two of us. Our son is now six, and it’s the first time in seven years that we have taken time together over...
what really makes a good parent? part one

what really makes a good parent? part one

When I was young, I thought that because my parents loved me, that was simply enough. That their main job in life, aside from providing basic needs of security and food, was to love me. Yet I didn’t understand then what I have come to understand more recently,...
centre yourself to calm your child

centre yourself to calm your child

  Today I was at the shopping centre carpark and I saw a Mum who was struggling with her baby. Baby was crying and I heard her yelling. She seemed unsure as to why her baby was crying;  confused, but angry as well.  And my heart went out to her. My heart also...
seven things to do when life feels hard

seven things to do when life feels hard

Struggle has become synonymous with life. But I believe coming back to basics and bring more self-care into our day can help us manage so much better with stress and challenge. Here are some tips from Renee Trudeau (self care and life balance coach) on this topic. Get...