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’??

What NOT to say in your Marriage – Words and Phrases to steer clear of in Marriage.

“You ALWAYS say that...”  “You NEVER take the rubbish out...”  “You are always complaining about that...”  “I’m cleaning up after you all the time” “You can’t understand me...”  “You never listen to me”  “NOTHING EVER pleases you!” “Let’s just get divorced then...!” Have you ever found yourself saying some of these phrases? Then you may have succumbed to … Continue reading What NOT to say in your Marriage – Words and Phrases to steer clear of in Marriage.

5 Steps To Help You Balance it all as a Mum

A lot of mums have been asking me how I manage my days and asked me to put a blog post together. So here is a more practical post on how to look at managing your time!   Whether we are a mum with one kid, or 2 kids or 3 or 4, a working mum … Continue reading 5 Steps To Help You Balance it all as a Mum

7 Tips to Help your Baby and Toddler Flourish in their Speech

My 2 year old daughter has become very chatty  - she loves to talk whilst she is playing, whilst she is out and about, at the dinner table and especially when it's time to say goodnight, she suddenly starts gibbering away something very quickly to make me stay in her room! She is a lot … Continue reading 7 Tips to Help your Baby and Toddler Flourish in their Speech

4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment

When I became a parent I read many parenting books and manuals on how to look after a baby, feeding, bathing, dressing, sleeping. I didn’t have a clue. And then when Kara became a toddler I would read manuals on how to deal with tantrums and potty training. There is lots of info out there … Continue reading 4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment

4 Kinds of Behavior to Model for your Kids

The other day we were getting ready for dinner, Kara was hungry and I was trying to get the food on the table, daddy’s phone rang and he answered it and Kara shouted at him “No daddy, not phone time now!” At first I can’t help but laugh, but I saw it - mini me! … Continue reading 4 Kinds of Behavior to Model for your Kids

Becoming a Mum who can Receive Encouragement

 Believe it or not, all mums need a little encouragement every now and then. You work hard everyday to provide for your family, give them everything they need. Entertain them. Cook for them. Clean for them. Be the best mum you can be. And sometimes despite all we do we don't get anything back. When … Continue reading Becoming a Mum who can Receive Encouragement