Five Things I Learned This Week – Life is full of mistakes, learn from them

Life is full of mistakes, learn from them Mistakes can be so annoying. It’s usually straight after you’ve made it that it becomes obvious how you could have avoided it. Some have greater consequences than others and as adults we often berate ourselves over and over again for it. If [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Life is full of mistakes, learn from them2018-11-16T11:49:47+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – Progression means change

Don’t start clearing the loft on a Friday night I’m big on clearing out the house. A while ago my friend Stu and I nicknamed it ‘project zero’ the idea is that we really don’t need that much to live happy, fulfilling lives and most of us are just surrounded by clutter. I [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Progression means change2018-11-09T11:27:42+00:00

Five Minutes With… Sarah Cantrill

Seven years ago Sarah became a woman on a mission; to create a musical story telling class for babies and toddlers. With her whirlwind determination Sarah did this, wrote a play, ran workshops for babies and children then moved into childrens theatre. She also wrote a book, raised 2 children and won a [...]

Five Minutes With… Sarah Cantrill2018-11-07T10:33:53+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – Comfort Zones are Rubbish

Our pets are a reflection of us We’ve all seen the memes of people who look like their pets and they’re frikken funny. I’ve never really thought about how our pets are a reflection of us. Until now. Last week we moved my partner’s cat back into our house after 5 months since [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Comfort Zones are Rubbish2018-11-01T23:48:41+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – Some things take a leap of faith

Some things take a leap of faith Most of the time I feel like I’m winging it - life, work, parenting, you name it, I’m doing the best I can and am always nicely surprised when there’s a positive result. On many occasions life decisions are taking an (almost) blind leap of faith [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Some things take a leap of faith2018-10-26T08:11:54+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – Working from home isn’t the easy option

When a child makes food no-one is allowed to eat that food Last week my son decided for part of his Home Learning project to make a castle out of a cake. A very tense hour was had while the Swiss rolls were decorated and stacked but late on Thursday night we had [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Working from home isn’t the easy option2018-10-19T07:11:32+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – People can change your perceptions of things

There is such a thing as too busy My Friday posts on Facebook often start with ‘Wow! What a week!’ because each week feels so busy. All weeks have paled into comparison to this last week. Seriously. I started the week feeling completely overwhelmed and decided the only sensible decision was to cancel [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – People can change your perceptions of things2018-10-11T22:26:12+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – New sofa = new rules

New sofa = new rules A few weeks ago I had one of those ‘I can’t live like this’ moments. These can be about anything - a spot that I’ve picked that won’t go away, the boys constantly pawing at me, some tech on a website not working properly, dinner needing to be [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – New sofa = new rules2018-10-05T08:59:12+00:00

Five Things I Learned This Week – Girls can do anything boys can do

Online groups are awesome If you’ve noticed that my Social Media has been quieter than usual recently it’s not because I’m not online, it’s because I have joined a host of new online (mainly Facebook) groups. Other than my magic (to me) online group, which I’ve been a member of for years, which [...]

Five Things I Learned This Week – Girls can do anything boys can do2018-09-27T21:21:15+00:00