Category: Parenthood

Losing Patience

Tonight I lost my patience. When the usual bedtime antics went on longer than I could handle, with having had a testing few weeks, having done a full day plus the dinner and bedtime routine solo, and having things on my mind that I wanted to get done (for the

Clean the cleaner

I was all ready to write a post yesterday morning on how it had been a big week which started with doing the wonderful Reiki 2 course with Angel Light Heart and Soul Healing, going through & growing through lots of emotions, giving & supporting people through my Mandala Painting

Balance & boundaries

Life is all about setting boundaries to create balance. It is also about recognising when we need to set those boundaries, and when we are out of balance. For me, I would love to paint at every spare moment that I have (around looking after our 3 little ones), but

Keeping house

I have had such a productive day today (stay with me… I promise there’s a point to what may appear as gloating)… I have done: 4 loads of washing, thoroughly cleaned our ensuite (well overdue!), put away the piles of clothes accumulating in our dressing room, put away a pile

Do you have time?

“Time is a created thing. To say, ‘I don’t have time’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to’.” – Lao Tzu Every day, I’m becoming more & more comfortable with the message behind this quote, but there was definitely a time (a long time) when it would have made me

An Ode to Washing

Oh washing piles, In all your glory, How you really do Tell a story Of favourite foods, Of fun times had, Of clothes worn by Mum, That belong to Dad Of colours & patterns Chosen with love & clothes, once big, That fit like a glove Oh washing piles, How

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