We all need school holiday activities to make life bearable after the end of term. Because it can be such a challenge to fill the long days. Maybe you need a list of 100 Things To Do? At the beginning of the kids-at-school season, it takes some time to adjust to the fact that it’s all-systems-go […]
You know those face-palm moments when things escape from your mouth, and you wish you’d never said them? Perhaps you say them to others. Or Maybe you say them to yourself! Keep reading because there are 10 reasons words matter. And you can change their power over you. “Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones, […]
Family Fun? Who needs it? E-V-E-R-Y-B-O-D-Y! Having fun at home with your family, is critical to good health, great relationships, and enjoyment of your together life. After all, you are all in this – for good! Go back to How to Rock at Being Mother : Work Through Loss and Grief This post was first published […]
The overwhelming realization when your first baby arrives is this: That despite all the books you read, the ante-natal classes you attended, the YouTube videos you watched, or the online research you did – you have no idea what you are doing. And it’s very tempting to ask, “Hey! Where is my parenting manual?” And that’s the […]
How to teach your kids self-awareness so they understand themselves better, and know the impact they are having on others. This blog adds to 20 Ways to Rock at Being a Mother No. 5: Be Self-Aware, which outlines your personal benefits of self-awareness, and how you can increase that quality in a personal sense.
38-year-old Khaleda Khatun is the focus of today’s blog. I met her briefly when I visited Bangladesh recently. I learnt so much from Khaleda – she is a widow with gumption! Khaleda is a Muslim woman who lives in a mostly Hindu community. Sadly her husband died unexpectedly ten years ago, leaving her with three boys […]
Sometimes, it helps to remember that no one, young or old, likes change. You are not alone if you feel overwhelmed. The thing is, you CAN beat the transition blues, and its demoralizing affect on you. Listen to Jenny Baxter tell this story on Hobart’s ultra106five using the audio player, above. This story begins when I was just 7 […]