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.
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
If you are a stay at home mum, or even a working mum, it isn’t always easy. Some days are great, we get a lot of house work done, the kids are in a good mood, dinner stays on the table not the floor and we finish the day feeling like we have achieved something! … Continue reading Becoming a Mum Who Fills Her Cup First, Till it’s Overflowing
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
So I watched “The Greatest Showman” the other day. I loved it, I more than loved it! I love musical’s anyway, but this was one I could really relate to since the main character was someone who was starting his own business, not unlike our own family. Watching this movie got me thinking about my … Continue reading You are More Than Just a Wife – 4 Ways to be the Woman Behind Your Greatest Showman
It’s very easy as a mum to get lost in all of the things we need to do. All the laundry and the dishes, wiping kids noses, changing dirty nappies, nursing, feeding, runs to school, meals to cook, games to play, tantrums to sort out, floors to clean, tables to wipe, baths and stories and … Continue reading 4 Steps to Keep the Secrets of Your Heart Alive
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