Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

Your Time: Create A Life You Love!

Monday, August 28th, 2017

The theme for August has been one of simplicity. In my last blog I talked about the importance of ditching ‘Mummy Guilt’; something most of us feel at some point in our parenting journey. Today I want to talk about making time for yourself to create a life you love. When we aren’t wracked by guilt, worrying about what we’re doing wrong, it’s far easier to credit ourselves for what you are doing well.

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Ditch The Mummy Guilt!

Monday, August 14th, 2017

As we fast approach September and back to school time,, you are probably looking over the past month with fond memories of the time you’ve been able to spend as a family.

By now, for some of you, the mere mention of children activities might be enough to bring you out in hives, after numerous wrestling matches over the remote control or the toy of the hour. Whichever side of the fence you sit, one thing is for sure. You ARE an amazing mum.

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Give Sibling Rivalry The Heave Ho!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

The summer holidays can be pretty wearing if your children continually bicker and argue with each other. Here are some great ways you can nip sibling rivalry in the bud and reclaim a more peaceful holiday season! (more…)

Raising A Self-Assured Generation

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Praise is great for making everybody feel fabulous when something wonderful happens but it isn’t the only way to instil confidence in children. Here are some simple ways you can help nurture the next generation of self-assured adults. (more…)

The Confident Mum & Confident Child

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

If I ask any mum what they want their child to be, their overriding answer will always be “happy”! It’s what we all want to be and knowing our children are loved, fulfilled and content gives us that warm, fuzzy feeling. Yet when these same mums ponder the question a little longer, greater aspirations come to mind, which all surround the concept of being confident and equipped to conquer whatever the future holds! (more…)

Create A Life You’re Proud To Live

Monday, June 29th, 2015

You know what you’re capable of achieving and how your personal success can impact on all aspects of your life. Be confident in yourself and your own accomplishments. If you are happy with yourself, everyone will know, as your wellbeing is reflected in everything you do. By building on your own triumphs, you can create a life that you’re proud to live and of which your family is happy to belong. (more…)

What Will You Achieve In 2015?

Monday, December 29th, 2014

The New Year marks an exciting opportunity for a fresh start. What will the year hold for you? Will it be the year you realise your lifelong goals, change your outlook or start living life on your terms? (more…)

Reflecting On And Rewarding Your Accomplishments

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Amid all the Christmas chaos and fun festivities, I hope you manage to take some time to truly reflect on all you have achieved during 2014 and celebrate your success. When life becomes one big juggling act, it can be difficult to pause and consider all you achieve on a daily basis. The celebrations at the end of the year give you chance to do just that so grasp the opportunity with open arms! (more…)

Get The Best From Weekend Family Fun

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Weekends can suddenly disappear into a whirlwind of DIY, catching up with friends and and never-ending piles of ironing. However, the thing most parents want to do at the weekend is spend quality time with their kids. Making time for quality moments with your children can be tricky but not impossible, if you make it a priority. (more…)

A Family Guide To Summer Fun

Monday, August 12th, 2013

In my recent posts, I’ve explained how much easier summer holidays can be when you plan your schedule in detail. This will ensure you fit in all your usual tasks and make time for family fun! Here are some more great tips to enjoying the summer! (more…)