The time is now

A lot of my time is spent lost in my thoughts which is also part of the territory as a writer. I have had a lot of dreams – some that have come to life and others that have fizzled out. There have also been those dreams that have been put on the shelf for […]

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The Mustard Seed Mum: 7 things I said I wouldn’t do as a mum…

…which I do now because I became a mum. Reality check! Bite his fingernails. I was adamant that I would never do this. People suggested it. Websites said it. I had two perfectly good pairs of nail scissors for babies thank you very much. However, the reality of cutting his fingernails meant getting his tiny fingers […]

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Watering the grass

Wow. You are all really kind. Seriously. My last post had many of you sharing words and even songs of encouragement to lift my spirit. I received comments on the blog and on Facebook, texts, calls and even visitors. My intention was not to cause people to worry about me, but I am very thankful […]

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The Brokenness That Makes Me Brave

In some ways I am a bit of a perfectionist. I like everything to have its place. There needs to be some sort of order to chaos. I get uncomfortable when things seem to go outside of my control. Having a baby means a lot of stuff gets left undone. Tasks I set myself go […]

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Mum and Toddler Group

With ‘courage’ as my #OneWord365 this year, I finally took Jonathan to our first Mum and Toddler group. Since he has been born I have wrestled with anxiety of taking him out places for any length of time. When he was really small, I was scared of him being inconsolable, not knowing how to respond […]

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It’s the start of 2018 so…

Wishing all my readers a Happy 2018! At the start of this new year, I have been thinking about my #OneWord365. I wrote a post about my One Word for 2015 – reconciliation. I can’t remember if I had a word for 2016. #facepalm I had two in 2017 – simplicity and expectancy. Then I […]

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Carol Singing Vegetables

Yes. You read that correctly. Did you know that the meat we throw away this Christmas would equate to two million turkeys and the wasted gravy could fill an Olympic sized swimming pool? Do you need more convincing statistics? I have a video to share that will hopefully challenge you and push you to action.   […]

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