Introducing Imagining Aloud

Introducing Imagining Aloud

Today it is my pleasure to offer an interview with fellow blogger Sarah Wehkamp. Sarah and her husband Chris are passionate about helping families find balance and connection. I’m excited to announce that Sarah and Chris are launching their first product Imagining aloud. [Read more…]

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These are the Good Old Days

These are the good old daysRecently one of my cousins posted an old photograph on Facebook. It was a picture of her taken in my grandmother’s garden. That one picture unleashed a host of comments from family reminiscing about my grandparents and the time we spent in their house and garden.

  • We spent more time in Nana’s garden, the camp and granddad’s shed, than our own.
  • It was home and I loved it there.
  • Happy days xx
  • Granddads shed was like a palace from a kid’s point of view.
  • Oh Granddads shed! Was that the one made from doors?

Yes my grandfather had a shed made from old doors salvaged from demolitions sites. Only the initiated knew which door opened to get inside. That shed held a treasure trove of bits scavenged from all over the place. My granddad guarded his hoard jealously and it took a great deal of skilful negotiating to get him to part with the smallest piece. [Read more…]

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Remembering My Auntie Joan

Joan

My Auntie Joan (on the right) with her sister Jane

Two weeks ago my Auntie Joan passed away. It was a peaceful passing for her and I am grateful for that. My aunt lived a full life and it was her time to move on. But we will miss her terribly.

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Slow Down Challenge: Plant Something

SLow Down and Plant something

Photocredit: Sarah Horrigan

“There is a cost to a hurried life sans rest stops. And there is a richness to a more deliberate pace.” Jeff Goins

Life can be hectic and busy at the best of times, but life as a parent can get frantically busy.

We have so many different things competing for our time and attention. There are errands to run, places to be, and extra curricular activities to fit into our overcrowded schedules. On top of that there are the endless demands of our homes and gardens. Then there is the approaching holiday season.

ARGH!

The trouble is when we live frantic lives we can end up moving through life in fast-forward mode. Which really isn’t much of a life at all. [Read more…]

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