Tag Archives: Life

When someone else is cooking…

…you can get on with other things. How very helpful! Today I mowed the lawn and pottered about the garden pulling out weeds, sweeping up the leaves and now I’m about to eat the most wonderful-smelling dinner… roast lamb with … Continue reading

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Having compassion for others

Should we always have compassion for others even when they get rude and frustrated with us? This goes for adults as well as children. They sometimes sound out without a care for anyone else… and we react. I’ve learnt over … Continue reading

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How do you motivate yourself to tidy up?

At first I didn’t think that I would be able to relate to the title of this blog. After all, who could possibly need to be motivated to tidy up? I used to think that I would always feel like … Continue reading

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Enjoy life’s moments

I recently watched a film called ‘The Convenient Groom’ and the following few lines stuck in my mind: “Everything in life is temporary. You’ve just got to enjoy life’s moments while you have them”. It’s really made me think about … Continue reading

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Calm in a day

We sometimes don’t realise that taking just one day off can reduce that feeling of overwhelm and chaos. It could be that you are disorganised with the washing, have unorganised paperwork, can’t find time to put things in their place, … Continue reading

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Inspired to play the piano again…

Playing the piano was one of my earliest memories, and I was encouraged to practise and have lessons until well into my teens… and then I stopped.  This was probably because I discovered ‘going out’ and it no longer felt … Continue reading

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Let Children Cry their Frustrations Away

Do you struggle to take control of the frustrations that your children have with everyday things like homework; getting up and getting ready for school; tidying their room, and so on?  Since the start of this new school year, I’ve been trying to help my … Continue reading

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