NZ Lockdown Tips for Parents

NZ Lockdown Tips for Parents

As NZ goes into lockdown for at least four weeks, to slow the curve of the spread of COVID-19 through our communities, there are many thoughts that are going through our heads…. Some panic based, some fear based, some curiosity, even some excitement perhaps…. These...
Less is More

Less is More

I have had over two weeks holiday, as you might have been able to tell through the lack of posting lately. We have been camping and I have felt amazing! Out in nature all day, taking each day as it comes, being open to new opportunities…. Now I am home,...
Are You Holding Yourself Back?

Are You Holding Yourself Back?

It has taken a lifetime for me to realise that this entire time – my whole 37 years on this earth, in this body, in this lifetime – I have been holding myself back.   Its actually funny saying that out lout but I think we all hold ourselves back to degrees...
Silence is Golden

Silence is Golden

My eldest daughter tells me every now and then that I talk to much. “Mum, stop talking”, she says, and when I think back, it is usually at a time when I am tired and I feel that I haven’t got an indication from her that she has understood what I am trying to convey to...
It’s all about the journey…

It’s all about the journey…

Now that the holiday season is at an end, for the beginning of this year anyways, I can’t help but reflect on my journey throughout this season. I am also curious of how the holidays have been for you. As a family we have travelled a lot this holiday season and...
Childs’ Play

Childs’ Play

My husband and I are going for school visits currently for our eldest daughter. She turns five next year and although I would prefer to home school, she is really interested in school, so we are seeing how it all goes.   All the schools we have visited have...
Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

You may have noticed that the common theme running through my blogs now, is food. I have been a foodie for a long time and I love good, healthy, nutritious food, but I am reading a couple of books (yes, I have more than one book on the go at a time) about food and our...
Sugar, oh honey honey

Sugar, oh honey honey

  So, sugar, like for many, has been my crutch, my celebration, my friend and my foe. Now I’ve seen the movies that say that sugar is in most of the food that we buy from the supermarket shelves and that it became so because fat was the world’s number one enemy...
Feeding the wolf

Feeding the wolf

  An old Cherokee Indian chief was teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he told the young boy, “a fight between two wolves. One is evil, full of anger, sorrow, regret, greed, self-pity and false pride. The other is good, full of joy,...