Why I want to raise audacious children

I want children who colour outside the lines and think outside the box. Those type of children grow up to be solid adults, who are creators and problem solvers. I don’t want my children to grow up into adults who constantly second guess themselves (I was one but I’m getting...

3 Benefits of Simplifying your Life

It can be hard work hard to simplify your life, for me it is still work in progress to ensure that it stays that way. I like a simple life that does not equate to a boring life. Simple living is harder than you think, it is a lifestyle choice....

What do Women Want?

Someone recently said to me, women don’t know what they want. I replied straight away some women don’t know what they want. I know what I want, and I am not shy to express it. I also try to have realistic expectations of myself and others. I honestly don’t believe...

What is Your Hobby?

I remember when I moved to Colchester after living in London for many years, I started working part-time which was a shock to my system because I was used to working full time in London. My new work schedule gave me time to think, because now I had free time...

3 Tips for Parents to Stay Motivated

If there was a mom community, I might have been kicked out already. I refuse to overwork myself all in the name of motherhood. Please don’t get me wrong, it’s a role I take seriously, and I know that I am blessed. I just do things slightly different from anyone...

In Pursuit of Date Night

My perfect date was actually my first date with my husband. At that time, we were both single and we met up in central London and spent the whole day together. By the end of the date, we both decided to go for it and be a couple and we...

I became a mum and lost my identity

Don’t worry, I love motherhood but it’s a roller costal ride. Once upon a time, I was a confident young lady, had a career, got married and was very sure of who I was. Being a wife didn’t make me lose my identity, I felt like it made me mature....

10 Tips to help your child read

Read with them- I personally do not do this as often as I should, and my children still enjoy reading. The ideal is to do it daily and my reality is that it doesn’t happen. I was one to think that it always had to be a bed time read...

How to become your child’s educator- in 3 simple steps

Home education begins with homework. I don’t write on my blog to try and convince anyone to home educate, however, I want to support and encourage parents to be more involved in their child’s learning and education. Before I decided to take the plunge and home educate my children, I...