Tag Archives: working mum

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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Book update…

I apologise for the lack of updates in the last few weeks, but I’ve been busy editing my book that’s being published later this year.  This post is to gather your thoughts on a potential change.  The title of the book A Gift … Continue reading

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Being positive by asking yourself better questions

A few days ago I was listening to an audio programme by Tony Robbins (self-help author and motivational speaker) called Lessons in Mastery and although I’ve listened to it before, I felt like it was the first time I had heard this particular message.  It … Continue reading

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Last day of my ‘holiday at home’

On the eve of going back to work, I wanted to fit in as much as I could into today. I was up early listening to a meditation track, then had a whole hour of writing time. Just as everyone … Continue reading

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Have You Asked for Time to Yourself Lately?

I have a smile on my face because I have just asked for a couple of hours to myself.  I want to emerge a much happier person than I was feeling just before lunch.  Although it’s lovely to have time … Continue reading

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Do you think that the whole work-life balance thing is a myth?

Article first published as Is Work-Life Balance for a Working Parent a Myth? on Technorati. We’ve all heard of ‘work-life’ balance and we all want a better one, but do we actually know what it is and when we’ve got … Continue reading

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A simple list of chores…

A very simple written out list on a large whiteboard (placed somewhere prominent) could make you feel a little more organised.  Even if you don’t get to do everything, it’s a reminder of the minimum required each day to keep on … Continue reading

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Back to the routine on Monday

The weather was gorgeous today so I spent some of it relaxing in the garden.  I always feel pleased with myself when I actually relax because I’m usually rushing around multi-tasking.  Of course I’m not going to admit that the relaxing … Continue reading

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Time with the children individually

Today it was my youngest daughter’s birthday and we bought her a Maxi Micro scooter.  I decided to take her out on it by herself and spend some time with her; she loved having my undivided attention.  I then took my … Continue reading

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Batteries set to ‘recharge’

I have split this blog into two parts ‘batteries empty’ and ‘batteries on recharge’.  Up until today, I’d had ‘one of those weeks’ where everything has felt too much.  Fortunately I have just over a week off work now which I am … Continue reading

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