Taking time to ‘reset’

It has been a tough couple of months that have passed. And, unsurprisingly, our writing momentum has come to a near-halt. Those cogs are still grinding, just slowly, clogged with the grit of real life. The grit came from many places. The dirt that gets walked in the front door – the mud of soccer Read More …

Mum Moments 8 Revisited – Finding Rest

Let me preposition this blog post, to say that what I have written here today is deeply hinged in my belief system. I understand that your belief system may not reflect mine. So, as my audience, I ask the same respect for my belief system that I would afford you, my individual reader. Each of Read More …

Finding Acceptance – Part One

It was a Saturday, Jeremy rolled over and hugged me. “I am really looking forward to having a baby with you.” He smiled. Clearly the recent news had had the chance to sink in.  I freaked out in as passive-a-manner as I could conjure. My brain was throwing thoughts in response: ‘more children’, ‘nappies’, ‘new Read More …

Mum Moments 11 – Top Three Priorities – Part 1

What are your top three priorities in this season of life? Gracious, talk about needing to be concise! Wow, narrowing it to the top three, that’s a lot to demand. Yet, after a few sips of tea everything becomes clear. Sex, bacon and, as a third, um, …chocolate? No, not those at all. There is Read More …

Face Painting Joy with Suzie

During our wedding, we pulled out all stops to make a fun and enjoyable day for both our children and the other children, their friends, who attended on the day. One thing I would do again, without a second thought, is Face Painting by Suzie. So many children took advantage of the opportunity on the Read More …

Mum Moments 10 – My Ideal Day

Oh my, yes this post is well overdue, you know what that means right? Yes, school holidays have been upon us and writing has had to slip to the back burner. Our wonderfully challenging family life has to come first.  Oh well,  I am only 12 days behind!  I will be caught up in due Read More …

Mum Moments 9 – Prayer Life

What is one thing I could do this week to improve my prayer life? I must say, upfront, this series has been awesomely timed. There is no way that I could have planned things this way. It is devine. I know my exact answer. I need to clean out my walk in robe. I need Read More …

Whilst we recover…

Yesterday was a big day.  When it comes to the physical demands on the Bride and Groom, weddings are big affairs even when they are small.  It is apparent to me now that it doesn’t get any easier with maturity either! The children are already up and about spritely going about their morning because their Read More …