How I Tackle Loneliness as a Mum

Sometimes being lonely is not talked about enough, but in people's lives it's thought about enough. Being a christian, being a mum, living in Japan, has not given me a free pass from being lonely. Here are just some of the ways I have tried to tackle loneliness in my own life as a mother.

配偶者にもっと感謝し、相手を受け入れるための4つの方法

私たちは、結婚や家庭、仕事、夢、フットボール観戦やNetflixなどで日々忙しく生きている、そしてそれらが感謝の気持ちを示す時や夫/妻を受け入れる時の妨げになったりする。時に自分の結婚生活でも、夫に感謝の気持ちを十分に示せるだけの時間を取らなかったり彼をきちんと受け入れる事が出来ていなかった、そんな体験が自分自身に「じゃあ、どうやったらもっと夫に感謝の気持ちを伝えることが出来るかな」と考えさせてくれた。

結婚のギフト

先月は私たちの5回目の結婚記念日だった。この5年でいろんなことが起きた、マイホーム購入したり、2人の子供を授かったり、夫が自分でビジネスを始めたり、たくさんの出来事があった。

The Gift of Marriage

Last month was our 5 year Wedding anniversary. In 5 years a lot happened, we bought a house, had 2 kids, my husband started a business and many other things happened along the way. It's been a great 5 years, we have grown in love with each other more and more and have grown closer … Continue reading The Gift of Marriage

あなたのたった1つのものは?

正直に言うと、ひろしに出会う前まで、結婚についてもどんな人と一緒になりたいかもあまり真剣に考えたことがなかった。

What’s your ‘One Thing’??

So I'll be honest I didn't really think seriously about marriage, or what kind of man I wanted to be with, or when I wanted to get married before I met Hiroshi.When I say seriously I mean I did think I seriously want to get married and meet the 'one', "someone who could fulfill me" … Continue reading What’s your ‘One Thing’??

4 Reasons to Let your Husband be More Involved

When my first daughter was born, I think I was pretty stressed out, even though I had been a teacher for 9 years and looked after kids a lot, I didn’t have any idea how to look after a baby and I kinda freaked out when they placed that tiny bundle in my arms. No … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Let your Husband be More Involved