I was feeling a bit off all day yesterday and I just couldn't quite get to the bottom of it. A few other people seemed to be a bit off kilter too, and there was some talk that maybe it was something in the stars. By the time hubby came home, I was just plain … Continue reading Sometimes playfulness isn’t enough! Deeper feelings need to be heard too.
I am really enjoying incorporating more silliness and playfulness into my relationship. My husband says that he's noticed me bringing more lightness and humour into our relationship, particularly during stressful moments, since I went to my first laughter yoga class last year. He also says that he finds it very reassuring, almost a signal of … Continue reading Playfulness helps adults to release stress and connect!
Lately, I've been re-reminded (again!) of how important it is to be meeting the whole spectrum of my deeper needs, and all the flow on effects it can have to my family. I have been having lots of ideas and inspiration, and expressing myself more in my business. And this has been helping me to … Continue reading The flow on effects of meeting our own deeper needs
I came across this little quote right at the end of an article by Laura Markham and it immediately jumped out at me. It is so succinctly put, and it reminded me that sometimes we can get so caught up in techniques, in “What should I say or do in this situation?”, that we forget … Continue reading Children pick up on our feelings and intentions
Most of us have habitual things we do in our daily lives that get in the way of us being truly present - with ourselves, our children and our partners (and any other people in our lives). Being present can be uncomfortable, and bring up a sense of vulnerability, especially if we have uncomfortable feelings … Continue reading Habitual patterns and finding mindful and fulfilling ways to meet our needs
With all the fresh energy that the new year brings, it can be a great time to set some intentions for your parenting! Getting clear on how you want things to be can guide your decision making and help you to create what you're wanting. So I’d like to invite you to think about what … Continue reading Happy New Parenting Year!
My little family has had an amazing week at home over this holiday season, possibly the most enjoyable we’ve ever had. We are now preparing for my husband to return to work tomorrow, and I think we all have a our own feelings about that, including feelings of disappointment, sadness, irritation, apprehension, frustration and powerlessness. … Continue reading Whatever you do, don’t say the ‘W’ word!