I remember years ago when I worked in Real Estate, being sent out on a course on customer service (were they trying to tell me something??). I remember the presenter talking about when you have to criticise someone, you use a strategy that is somehow likened to building a hamburger (or a shit sandwich!!). You build the layers up of positives, so the bun, the lettuce, the sauce then bam, you get ... Read More about Go To Sleep Child!
So I’m all ready to rock, I have had my computer upgraded, so it doesn’t run so slow and a super dooper antivirus installed so no nasties get in and steal my work. After the time and expense of having all this done, I won’t let any of my children near my laptop. The older two have an iPad each & Darling number 1 loved hers & used it for all the things I would have hoped. Reading Eggs, ... Read More about Epic Parenting Fail
Hi everyone, I hope you enjoy this piece written by Everydaywithma aka Ma. Ma is a fellow blogger & also suffered from Post Natal Depression, but with her second baby. She writes a beautifully poignant & honest depiction of her struggles with PND and like myself, wants to get the word out there that you’re not alone Mummas. There is always light at the end of the tunnel. I hope you enjoy ... Read More about The Unspoken Darkness of Post Partum Depression. Written by Everydaywithma
I thought my soul was dying a very slow painful death but then I realised that my soul will live on long after my body dies. It was my spirit dying, my sense of self, my individuality, the essence of me. I didn’t even need to be a person anymore, or at least a person with a personality, individuality, likes/dislikes etc. I just needed to be a mother and look after my children, tend to all of ... Read More about The Birth Of A Mother
So I’ve decided that I need to dig out the inner goddess that is hiding somewhere within me. I want to associate myself as one of the flowy, floaty free mums, not the crazy feral mum who drives her kids to school in my PJ's and has been known to yell once or twice if it’s a stressful morning. The Earth Mother Rises....... I awoke this morning feeling calm, ready to embody my new role as earth ... Read More about The Inner Goddess