I’m taking a quick departure from the roadmap this week, in fact I’m changing my mode of transport altogether and flying to sunny Queensland. This week will be all about how I try and make cooking easier, and hopefully happier and healthier too. I’m off to Noosa as one of 9 Australian finalists, and a [...]
Crash tests for an Easier Motherhood! Routines, cleaning, paperwork, to do lists, storage, finances, decluttering . . . all that stuff that gets on top of you if you don't get on to it first. This is stuff I was great at in a professional capacity, but as a mum it has fallen by the wayside.
My Mindful Christmas Plans are well underway and for a change I actually feel organised and calm about Christmas. Letting go of all the hype and expectation makes it easier. Focusing on what’s important feels better. So without further ado, our Christmas Plans . . . Tradition and Meaning Teaching the kids about giving [...]
It’s Christmas Eve. The lights on our tree twinkle between handmade decorations. Underneath is a modest collection of presents, thoughtfully wrapped with handcrafted paper and bows. Popcorn tumbles down the fronts of the kids’ new PJs as they watch a classic Christmas movie from my childhood. The smell of popcorn mixes with the delicious aroma [...]
Are you living in chaos? AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH! That’s me tearing my hair out at my completely chaotic, messy, ‘can’t bloody find anything’ life! I need something to blame it on. Let me explain something to you. I used to be really good at this stuff. REALLY GOOD! Ok, I was never overly tidy, but I was [...]