8 Years of Blogging

WordPress have congratulated me for blogging for 8 years today. What. A. Journey. I thought I’d do a little interview with myself for those who don’t know much about this little space of mine. I hope it doesn’t come across as narcissistic… How did this blog start? To think that I started this blog to […]

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5 ways to approach washing up

Is there a household chore that you really don’t like? For me, the washing up is top of the list because it is never really done. We don’t have a dishwasher and it can be a real battle to stand at the kitchen sink throughout the day to be greeted with more dirty plates. But […]

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Pray Big by Alistair Begg – BOOK REVIEW

It’s probably happened to the best of us, but prayer can prove to be a challenge. Sometimes we don’t know where to start. At other times we have so much to pray for we don’t know where to finish. Maybe our mind drifts. Or maybe we just don’t get around to it, unless we are […]

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Just a blogger?

When people ask what I do for a living, I have a bad habit of saying ‘I’m just a mum’. I even try to prepare myself to answer differently, but I always seem to sneak the ‘just’ in there. But there really is no ‘just’ about it. I am a mum. And it’s a very […]

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In the hidden places

I have potted some plants and one of the flowers I chose to plan were marigolds. After I had already potted them, I remembered what happened to them last year – the slugs loved them. They didn’t last that long and it was a shame. However, the slugs have thus far left them alone and […]

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Milestones

It’s hard to believe I have an 18 month old. I haven’t written much about motherhood for a while, but I am hoping to write a bit more on this part of life. The topic that has been on my heart and mind recently is milestones. The majority of infants tend to reach developmental milestones […]

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Scrubbing floors. Scraping plates. Watering plants. Emptying bins. Wiping counters. Hoovering carpets. Writing lists. Planning meals. Making beds. Chasing toddler. Sweeping up. Cooking dinner. Clearing toys. Life can feel like a continuous verb at times. From the moment I wake, it’s all systems go. I only have one child who STILL has a nap. So […]

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