Looking at the image above I'm almost flinching in the knowledge that it will be at least a decade till I'll read a newspaper with a coffee in my hand without being interrupted by one of my three kids asking for something (FFS!). Though I humbly and deeply appreciate it's a huge blessing to be … Continue reading A Morning Routine for Real Mums (and Sometimes Dads)
It is a very personal process of baby steps, of becoming and approaching rather than 'achieving' a level of some kind. Every day we do a little bit more 'work in the garden' of our selves and our families and hopefully over time we slowly and lovingly and gently have more positive impacts. There is no shortcut, or simple answer, just a continuing conscious intention.
Being a fan of peace-of-mind I prefer to get along with the world. Call me lazy, I just think its easier that way. It came to pass, however, that in the week gone by I managed to really piss somebody off. It's not the first time, but I have learned over the years that although … Continue reading The Not-So-Subtle Art of Giving a F*ck
Let’s get real from the very start of this post. This is not my first draft. In the first version of this article I had a massive gripe session about people showing me their not-real side and telling me un-truths, and how I was seeing this with alarming regularity. Then I realised that is the … Continue reading Are you for real?