Mother of a Teenager

The importance of time off!!

I know a lot of mothers (especially single mothers) would prefer to just work through the holidays versus the thought of rangling the kids alone and not having anyone 'special' to spend the days with (and to make ends meet). I admit over the many years I have had those ...
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My healing with Chinese Herbal Medicine

This is something I don't think I have spoken much about ~ my healing with Chinese Herbal Medicine. For the many years since I have been a single parent I have had my on again off again struggles with stress, worry, hormonal imbalance, anxiety and depression. Pushing me right to ...
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We achieved a few things this year ~ thank you 2017

It's getting really close to Christmas🎄and I realise I haven't posted in here for a really long time. So im thinking that maybe, now that its the end of the year and I have 3 weeks off over the holidays .... and im counting down the next two weeks ...
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3 Tips for Raising a Teenage Daughter

3 Tips for Raising a Teenage Daughter Lets get one thing straight …. you are not her best friend …. anymore! That digital palm card she carries everywhere … her phone … that is now her best friend. It’s where all the love is coming from and its where all ...
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Perfection or Bust!

Perfection is a very high standard that we set for ourselves as women, but at what cost! Are we teaching our daughters to have a go or not even bother trying.  This is a great Ted Talk highligting the importance of bravery for our girls, how to embrace and enourage ...
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Inspirational Teenagers

It takes patience to be in a positive space with your child. Allow them to feel free, to find themselves through personal space and create their own direction …. while standing there with the ‘go slow’ or ‘detour’ batton, always thinking that your direction is the absolute for everything. Children ...
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Real Moments

Sometimes in life there are moments that make you stop and think about what really matters. Life is so fleeting and you never really know how far it will or won’t go. Today was one of those moments, where mine and my daughters relationship flashed before my heart, and in ...
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Silence the raging teen mind

Lets be reminded of the importance of home time. Many of us get caught up in the trap of trotting all over town to entertain children. My belief is some good old fashioned home time is a good opportunity to regroup, calm these often over active little minds and slow ...
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Quality over Quantity

There’s nothing like beautiful sunshine and clear skies to start the day! In the town that we live it’s historic and full of bustle, but quiet peaceful spots can be sought out. So, we went in search today of some quiet relaxing time together. Found! … In one of our ...
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Enter >> High School!

A whole new journey has begun . . . yes 2016 is destined for endless new experiences. Daughter has started High School two days ago and is totally immersed in the wrath of excitement, new books, classes, timetables and freedom like never before.  Am I ready … well mostly, but ...
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