Do you find yourself cooking different meals for everyone? Buying more convenience food because it is? Busy and out of balance with life, work and family? Struggling for ideas for things to cook that you’ll all enjoy? Any of this sound familiar? Below are some ideas for simple family meals created by my children, I’d love about your favourites and I’ll add them below. A ‘How I’ Blog – How I Keep Sane at Mealtimes In the past few months my family food choices have gone down hill, I returned to teaching 3 days a week, so went down the … Continue reading Frustrated by Family Mealtimes?
Think BIG, BOLD and BEAUTIFUL Creating Vision for You and Your Family This morning why not play out a movie in your mind of how you’d like your day to be. How would you like to feel today? If you are with your family today you might like to do this activity together. How could you give each other equal listening today and respect. What would you like to do today and how will you BE? What will you do when things don’t go to plan, will you respond or react to situations as a family? Think & Feel Success … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at A Time : Creating Family Zen
Frustrated with getting your kids to bed? The children are finally in bed – it only takes us an hour of asking them to right? Then they need about 5 wees, decide they are hungry and want to discuss the meaning of life. How about creating such a wonderful nighttime haven for them that they jump into bed willingly and soon after fall asleep? Just imagine having an evening where you weren’t being constantly called back upstairs. Do you feel confident at bedtime? I know very few parents with this wonderful bedtime routine, largely because when I speak to them … Continue reading How I Help My Children Go To Bed
So Where will your flow take you today? Perhaps you have set an intention to ‘DO something today, you have a schedule, a plan etc. What if it doesn’t go to plan, doesn’t go the way you want it to? How about just going with the’flow’ and reminding yourself to just ‘BE’ today. BE curious. Move into not knowing what is coming next. Get excited. Put your finger to your nose and simply take a breath. PAUSE and BE. BE with the feeling but avoid BEcoming the feeling. Allow the feeling to be with you, maybe it’s alongside you, above … Continue reading So … What.
Can we learn to love Tech? Do you have a morning routine to check in with yourself? The holidays are here and I continue to be an early riser which has been a perfect way to create a longer meditation habit, which actually gives me more time across the day. Each morning, I sit and meditate for 40 to 60 minutes, after which I often write out my morning pages and then enjoy some yoga, qi gong, swim or a run, which I shorten when I’m back on the school run. As the kids have got older they sleep … Continue reading Smile and Grunt