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  • How is it the end of Half Term already?

    How is it the end of Half Term already?
  • Why do we feel the need to comment?

    Why do we feel the need to comment?
  • Mulling over a home makeover? Consider These Five Tips

    Mulling over a home makeover? Consider These Five Tips
  • An Autumn Slump

    An Autumn Slump

Our girls are meant to be both ‘streetwise’ and respectful?

I have watched in horror over the last weeks as yet more women have tragically lost their lives at the hands of violent men. Some not even talked about in the media. Some potentially not even investigated, just considered to be purposefully missing. I am staggered at how many men hurt, abuse and murder women. However, today, my fury is at the response from the institutions we live within who still think it is okay to blame the victim.

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The Night She Died

I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘her’ since last week: since the time I got the news that the tumour that had been eating away at her for longer than they predicted, finally got to… View Post

How is it the end of Half Term already?

Half term has raced by. I feel somewhere between shock and heartbreak that we are back to school and work on Monday.
Don’t get me wrong. I love my job. But I actually don’t want it to be Monday again already. It seems like I’m not alone. They’re calling it the ‘Great Resignation’, the ‘Big Quit’.

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Why do we feel the need to comment?

Words can hurt with the same ferocity as a punch to the gut. We know we feel sad when it happens to us. We hear people’s comments. We hear in their words the worst things we think about ourselves. It makes it true. We take words to heart and carry them with us. So why when we know it causes us pain to hear, do we feel like it is our place to say about others?

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Mulling over a home makeover? Consider These Five Tips

As we tiptoe tentatively towards Christmas, it’s that time of year when we reminisce on the past in order to move ourselves forward whatever opportunities the coming year might offer. And if those amount to… View Post

An Autumn Slump

I know I need to make a change, to shake off the autumn slump. I need a quick reset. Not something that requires effort. Not something that takes a day, needs childcare, or any extra cash. Read on for my press pause plan…

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5 ways to Flex Your Creative Muscles

Don’t have a creative bone in your body? Think again. You may just have a well of innate creativity just waiting to be discovered. Tapping into this unexplored source can increase your happiness and improve… View Post