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.
At the beginning of this year, I made plans and goals for the year, like so many people do. I am a planner, I love planning things. I planned to read a book a month, I planned to loose weight, I planned to start exercising and doing yoga (emphasis on start..) I planned to start … Continue reading When things don’t turn out how you expected
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
It was an ice cream that fueled it. Such a fuss over ice cream. I like ice cream, but my daughter inevitably likes it more! I had already established a rule with her that she could have ice cream if she collected all the pom poms in her "I'm nice" jar. (This was a jar … Continue reading 3 Ways to be ‘Team Mates’ in your Parenting
I want to be someone who lives wisely and leads my family in wisdom, so I decided to think about how one huge thing that is in our world, that is affecting our world. That is technology! "Live well, Live wisely, live humbly. It's the way you live not the way you talk that counts." James … Continue reading 3 Reasons I Call A ‘Time Out’ on Technology in our Family