“No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear” – CS Lewis The passing of Kobe, his daughter and the other 7 passengers on board really shook me, it made me fearful and unbelievably anxious. It was definitely one of those moments that I’ll always remember where I was and what … Continue reading Grief, Fear & Connection
"The most valuable gift you can give yourself is time, time to be more fully present" - Oprah *gifted by Fantastic Services It's been a while since I've sat to write and I've promised myself that I wouldn't leave it this long again. You know, new year new me lol. I ended 2019 feeling depleted, … Continue reading Leaving Never Ending To-Do-Lists In 2019
"For years, my fear of something terrible happening to my children actually prevented me from fully embracing joy and gratitude. Every time I came too close to softening into sheer joyfulness about my children and how much I love them, I’d picture something terrible happening; I’d picture losing everything in a flash." - Brene Brown … Continue reading Control, Fear & Anxiety
"Staying vulnerable is a risk we have to take if we want to experience connection." - Brene Brown "You can't possess people, you can only experience them." - Nipsey Hussle Hey guys, I hope you've all had a good start to the week? I had something planned to post on the blog for this week but I've … Continue reading Deeply Rooted Connections
Don’t expect it to be easy, melding two lives and trying to raise others, and doing it forever. I mean that’s a recipe made for disaster, so there are highs and lows. But if in the end you can look him in the eye and say, “I like you.” ~ Michelle Obama I … Continue reading Expectations of a Happy Married Life
"Don't say you don't have enough time.... look for it. You find time in the cracks, between the big stuff" ~ Austin Kleon I'm currently in between realising that I have children who take a lot of my time and understanding that they are also not an excuse to not do anything at all with … Continue reading Never Enough Time
"There is no such thing as balance... That is motherhood. If you are a working mother you are often not there as much as you’d like to be." ~ Shonda Rhimes Before having kids and getting married, I imagined myself to be the type of mother that is always present, pays attention to every … Continue reading Can We Have It All?