Fear. As a psychological response it was designed to protect us. But so often it just acts as a barrier to adventure, joy and success. Recently my son overcame his fear of the ocean. Watching him inspired me to explore my own fears and how to put them aside. In a month dedicated to positivity and new beginnings, I want to be fearless.
When your kids’ social lives eclipse your own
I am sad to say Master I has a glittering social life that puts mine to shame. And mine’s not all bad.
It’s when these things happen that I realise just how much …
Exercising with babies and children
How Health Insurance Can Help With Healthy Living Costs – A Guest Post
As we focus on our health this week, we have a guest post from HealthInsuranceComparison.com.
The need for space – time, perspective & place: my commitment to 2015
Every new year, my thoughts turn to my health. What I can do to improve it? How can I be more in tune with my body, heart and mind? This week, there will be a focus on health. Starting with what I consider the most important piece of the health puzzle: mental health.
It was late afternoon and the storm clouds had already begun to blow in. But I craved the sand and the sea, so I headed down to the beach with baby E. Just him and I, a towel and the baby carrier. Unencumbered by cameras or phones. No shoes, both dressed only in our swimmers. I waded into the ocean, him close on my hip and we bounced over the waves together, his baby giggles and soft breath against my neck.
New Years’ Resolutions – by the family dog
As we head into a new year, I am all abuzz with new ideas, intentions and plans. When I was busy writing and planning, our family dog, Hugo, came in for a nosy. It made me wonder what the dogs’ resolutions would be, if he could tell me. Perhaps it would go something like this …