Solving World Problems One Mum at a

This time of year is important to rest not rush The Christmas fat will fall Take it easy on your bodies Be kind to yourself Too many posts about making goals Giving up this Restricting that Why not wait until the sun shines And our bodies warm Go for a walk Notice nature Drink warm teas with nice spices and grated ginger Focus on doing more of the good stuff Avoid the language of guilt, deprivation, lack, diet, oh I’m so this and so that What does it tell your mind? Here’s a cute puppy to raise your happy hormones! … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at a

Why the Dandelion Wee-d

💛💛💛Why the Dandelion ‘Wee-d’?  An invasive, independent and stubborn plant beneficial for Bees, Bugs, Birds & Us. Due to the jagged young leaves it is also know as ‘Lions Tooth’. The roots, leaf and flowers are medicinal and parts are rich in vitamin A, C and Calcium, and pupport to support treating diabetes, UTIs, freshening skin, relieving acne, weight loss, and much more. It’s been around a while, 30 million years.  Young leaves can be added to salads as can the yellow flowers, the roots made into various therapeutic brews, poultices, coffee, smoothies etc😯 What do you do with yours? … Continue reading Why the Dandelion Wee-d

Distrackted

A Random DiaBlog How Often Do you Notice you are Dis-Trackted? Our path in life is not always clear, actually it’s pretty unclear for most of us. For those of you who have worked out your main route (congratulations), you might notice though how often you get side-tracked, dis-track–ted, or even lost, but that’s all just perfectly how it’s meant to be.   Sometimes, it maybe just a little tiring not feeling on track,  it might be like being pulled in different directions and even trodden on. When we do slow down and take time out, how easy do you … Continue reading Distrackted

Feeling Frustrated? Get Present

Someone or Something Frustrating You? Repeat this 5 times – ‘The Point of Power is Always in the Present Moment’  I love this and it’s something I say to myself as a ‘reminder’ when something is taking me away from being present.  Just saying it has a calming effect. Extracted from one of my favourite books ‘You Can Heal Your Life’ by Louise Hay. This photo is my daughter fully present winning a race when we were in Tanzania! Exercise is a great way to get ‘present’ too. Jane Tyson #frustrationexpert #contentedparenting Continue reading Feeling Frustrated? Get Present

Shrove Tuesday – Do you give a Toss?

  A Message for my daughter and maybe yours too? What is Shrove Tuesday? Going through this week’s calendar and getting organised, I note it’s pancake day on Tuesday. I’ve taught the meaning of this to kids over the years in different schools, and remember that the word  shrove is linked to being shriven from sin. In past times there was a call to confession with the pancake bell. Fasting Some research suggests that people used up their store cupboard ingredients in the pancakes,  so they were eaten before the 40 fasting period of Lent. Other reading points to the ingredients … Continue reading Shrove Tuesday – Do you give a Toss?