Choose To Chase The ‘Real’

Advertisements Look behind the Instagram and Facebook pictures, depicting a perfect, sunny, happy life and SEE the set-up that went in. The fakery, the ‘production’. See it, think about it. Know that it’s the moments you are NOT seeing on social media which are actually the moments worth living for. For the truly beautiful moments,…

Read more

BECAUSE MUMS JUST SHOW UP

Advertisements Doria Ragland sat alone at The Royal Wedding because that’s just what single parents do. And if you walk into any school concert hall, church ceremony, parents evening or graduation across the land, you will find many just like her. Holding it together. Alone. Not because she was always that strong but because she…

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YOUR POISON WILL FIND YOU

“My friend’s mom has eaten healthy all her life. Never ever consumed alcohol or any “bad” food, exercised every day, very limber, very active, took all supplements suggested by her doctor, never went in the sun without sunscreen and when she did it was for as short a period as possible- so pretty much she…

Read more

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A ‘GROWN UP’

THERE ARE ONLY MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF ‘ADULT’ PEOPLE, WONDERING BLINDLY, IN THE DARK OF THE NIGHT, HOW ON EARTH THEY GOT HERE… Where did the years go? How do I go on tomorrow? Who has all the answers? What is the right thing to do? How can I keep on shouldering such loads? No…

Read more

THIS IS ME

You know what, I make mistakes. In fact I make plenty of mistakes – some of them so cringingly embarrassing, that it physically aches to recall them. My brain likes to take me there some nights when I can’t sleep. But this is me, I am just a woman. I try my best. I really…

Read more

You will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory….

  Take the picture. Share the picture. Spread the joy. Cherish the memories. Tell the stories. Book the holiday. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake. Let it go. Embrace the adventure. Say the words. Make the phone call. Sod the haters. Let them talk. Write your story. Sing your song. Dance your dance. Say I…

Read more

TO ALL WHO FEEL LONELIEST IN A CROWD

To all whose storms rage within, even when the sea is calm. To all for whom life is challenging and ease comes with great difficulty. To all those who wonder why each hill seems so steep when others scale them effortlessly. I feel you. If you are an over-thinker, an under-enjoyer and a worrier, life…

Read more

LOVE IS NOT ALL HEARTS & FLOWERS

Love is…not all hearts and flowers and lingering soft kisses. Sometimes love can be pretty ugly. It can be found in the frustrated sigh as you roll your eyes and clench your fists in exasperation, anger sometimes. Living with someone who isn’t controlled by you, who doesn’t do exactly what you want them to –…

Read more

WHEN DAMAGED PEOPLE LOVE AGAIN

WHEN DAMAGED PEOPLE LOVE AGAIN They have one eye on the door, One foot on the floor, Ready to run. They know, from experience, how something that should be good, that should be sweet and true – can turn into hell right in front of you. So they stay stiff-backed and they hold in words…

Read more

HOW TO USE EMERGENCY SOS ON YOUR IPHONE

LADIES WITH IPHONES… DID YOU KNOW THAT PRESSING YOUR SIDE BUTTON 5 TIMES BRINGS UP AN EMERGENCY SOS SCREEN? This information could save a life, please read and pass it on. Here’s how it works When you make a call with SOS, your iPhone automatically calls the local emergency number. In some countries and regions,…

Read more

IF YOU ARE FEELING LIKE YOU JUST CAN’T, HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU CAN…

1. Life is hard, even when it’s easy it’s hard. If it looks like everyone else is handling things better, remember that’s just how it ‘looks’, the reality is we all have our own struggles – every day. We are all spinning plates and dropping plenty. Don’t be afraid of a smash or two. 2.…

Read more

WORDS EVERY WOMAN NEEDS TO HEAR, REPEAT AND PASS ON

THE NEXT TIME ANYONE Holds you back Puts you down Disrespects you Says you can’t Pays you less Threatens your reputation Look at this image and remember where you came from. Realise just how powerful every woman on the planet actually is. Remember who you are, how you were made. How he was made. Lift…

Read more

10 WAYS TO LIVE A LIFE FREE OF REGRETS

1. Say I love you often, freely and without fear. No other words matter quite as much and you can never over-speak them. 2. Turn failures into stepping stones. It’s far scarier to never have tried in the first place. 3. Accept yourself for who you are and realise we are all flawed and equally…

Read more

YOUR 2018 REMINDER THAT YOU ARE NOT FAT

You are NOT fat You have fat You also have toes You are not toes. Whilst the entire world berates themselves about the extra body weight they have collected whilst enjoying the festive period – let’s take a moment to remind ourselves that fat can, in no way, EVER, possibly define us. Not even close.…

Read more

A FESTIVE POEM By Roald Dahl

“Where art thou, Mother Christmas? I only wish I knew Why Father should get all the praise And no one mentions you. I’ll bet you buy the presents And wrap them large and small While all the time that rotten swine Pretends he’s done it all. So Hail To Mother Christmas Who shoulders all the…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR DAD NEVER TOLD YOU

1. He was so often afraid and yet so very brave. 2. He was always worried he’d fail to provide for you. 3. He struggled to show you just how deep his love was. 4. He never knew the right things to say. 5. He rarely knew the right thing to do. 6. He always…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR MUM NEVER TOLD YOU

1. You made her cry, a lot. 2. It hurt, a lot. 3. She was always afraid. 4. She watched you sleep, often exhausted herself. 5. She wished she could change the world for you. 6. She wanted you to feel joy, every day. 7. She carried you for far longer than nine months. 8.…

Read more

WHEN I AM GONE

Never forget how loved you are. From the moment, the very moment, I set eyes on you …and in fact long before even then, I loved you with a fierceness that shocked me to the core. I watched over you day and night, never missing a tear or a whimper, always letting you know I…

Read more

8 THINGS I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK..

THIS IS YOUR SUNDAY EVENING REMINDER, THAT NO MATTER WHAT THIS WEEK THROWS AT YOU – YOU CAN HANDLE IT… 1. Your self-esteem is completely and utterly within your control, yours and yours alone. Never, ever put it, in anyone else’s hands, GUARD it like it’s precious – because it really, truly is. 2. When…

Read more

Should You Make Your Bedroom An Electronic-Free Zone?

Could You? Should You? I had a chat with a friend of mine at the weekend and was pretty interested to hear that she is in week 3 of an electronic-free bedroom and feeling fabulous as a result. Her reasons for doing this were threefold: 1. She wishes to set the example to her children…

Read more

MAKE YOUR BUBBLE BEAUTIFUL

Every now and then, the news delivers up a story so horrifyingly sad that I feel like the wind has been kicked out of me. When this happens, a cold dread begins to seep through my veins and that familiar feeling of despair claws at my skin, as I struggle to wonder how this wonderful…

Read more

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW Every time an ambulance passes me by, I feel a cold shiver run down my spine. And I wonder who you are? What has happened to you? Did you know you were about to fall, crash, be hit? Were you expecting today to turn out like this, or was it…

Read more

THE STORY OF YOU

Once upon a time there was a girl named (insert your own name here). (Your name) spent many many years trying to be everything to everyone, trying to be perfect, trying to be normal. She almost drove herself to the brink trying to please everyone and never quite matching up. Trying to ‘fit in’ when…

Read more

AND I SAID TO MY BODY, SOFTLY…

It was a fairly normal day, to the outside eye. We had walked, talked, shopped. We ate great food at our favourite place and we came how to curl up on the sofa. I’m really not sure, on reflection, how it came about. Had it been building for some time? Or was it like a…

Read more

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU This is perhaps the hardest aspect of parenting for me. Yes, our children are a wonderful cocktail-shaker mix of our genetics. That is plain to see. But their personalities? They are for the large part, conditioned, but what’s left-over – it’s all them. They are born with…

Read more

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS Sadly, we tend to learn the really good stuff the hard way in this life. If just one young person reads and digests any of this, it will be worth it… IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT IS Trust your instincts, or if you have none…

Read more

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE Happiness, we all want it. We all chase it – mostly in the wrong places. Has it ever occurred to you however, that your daily habits could be the root cause of your unhappiness as opposed to bad luck/bad choices/bad health etc? See if you can spot yourself, or…

Read more

HOW TO FLUSH YOUR TOXINS OUT OVERNIGHT

Have you heard of foot detoxing before? It’s a fairly new trend that is said to be super effective and is actually based on the sound principles of reflexology. Experts say it’s particularly effective at speeding up and energising the liver and kidney meridiens -which of course help your body detox. Cheap, and easy –…

Read more

BE YOU

Here’s the thing… You may think that your life would be somehow made better, or easier, if you were different, more ‘normal’, less ‘flawed’. More like your sister, your friend, that women over there who looks like she has it all together. It’s not the case at all. The world is missing a unique little…

Read more

YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE THE SETTLING KIND

Don’t settle Don’t finish crappy books Leave the restaurant if you don’t care for the menu Don’t waste 2 hours on a movie you don’t want to see Stop wearing clothes that hurt Take off the shoes that pinch Don’t hang around to be insulted Never believe you deserved it Say yes to the things…

Read more

STRONG WOMEN EMPOWER WOMEN

LADIES, STOP WITH THE JELLYFISH STINGS! We women are truly awesome – hence why this page even exists. But – there are a few things we need to STOP DOING. We need each other on this rollercoaster ride, we really do. Let’s put all our energy into building each other up and turn the bad…

Read more

YOU ARE ENOUGH

YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT YOU ARE ENOUGH You are unique, there is no one else, among the billions of people on this earth, who is exactly like you…marvel at that fact for one moment for it’s truly amazing. Nobody sounds exactly like you, nobody thinks exactly like you, no one has the exact same outlook…

Read more

THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK

  THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK: Worrying – It’s a giant waste of your Imagination and it steals your peace. Projecting – We spend so much of our quite time going over things that may never even happen. Negative thinking – You may not realise it but your thinking creates your reality, are you tuned…

Read more

THE BEAUTY OF BROKEN

  Break me once but never twice. For the day I realised that being broken was not an option but a necessity, was the day I became invincible. You see none of us can make it through this life without cuts, wounds and breaks – but it’s in the getting up and the gluing back…

Read more

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH YOUR DASH?

  What Will You Do With Your Dash? You see, you can make all the money you desire, buy all the things you ever dreamed of and do everything your imagination can possibly conjure, but at the end of it all, who will be remembering you and for what? I have a theory, that whilst…

Read more

SWEET CHILD OF MINE

  You’ve closed your bright eyes now my darling, You’ve given your all to this day. And now that you’re sleeping so soundly, There’s so much that I want to say I’m sorry I didn’t play longer, You begged me for just one more game. I regret all the times I ignored you I’m truly…

Read more

YOU’RE NOT NORMAL

  If someone tells you you’re not normal, thank them for the compliment… For life is too short to blend and fade into the background. To compromise and squeeze into boxes that weren’t made for us and don’t fit us at all. To thrash out all our ‘quirks’ and unique qualities and smooth down our…

Read more

10 TRUTHS TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK

1. Whatever is challenging you this week, you have everything you need right inside of you. It’s there, dig deep. 2. You have been through harder times before and come out smiling. Think about it. 3. Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don’t want. Stop it. 4. Even the very best of…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY MUM SHOULD KNOW

1. It’s okay to realise you aren’t the same as you used to be. Making another human changes a girl. It’s the all-consuming love and the lack of sleep mostly. Go with it, this is you – right here, right now. Nothing stays the same and this won’t either. 2. Your days may seem to…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY COUPLE SHOULD KNOW

1. That feeling you get when you hold each other and fit just right – the feeling of being home – that’s something millions of people in the world have yet to experience. Some may never. Treasure it. 2. Trust is an invisible entity and yet it’s the very foundation of all relationships. Build it…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW 1. We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in. 2. See that stunning woman over there? She has just as many body hang-up as you do. 3. Don’t look for a hero to save you, sometimes it’s the Princess who slays the dragon. 4. When someone tries…

Read more

POEM : THE HANGOVER

THE HANGOVER I said I would have ‘just a couple’ Then it became ‘just a few’ Then someone brought shots to our table And that’s pretty much when I knew… So then I thought – may as well do it! You’re only alive a short time And then I got really into it Now all…

Read more

Welcome Ladies!

This blog is going to do exactly as it says on the tin. A place for you all to come, not to simply hear from me, but to hear from one another. A place to share the good stuff that us girls all bring (without probably even realising it) and most importantly – pass it on.…

Read more

Choose To Chase The ‘Real’

Look behind the Instagram and Facebook pictures, depicting a perfect, sunny, happy life and SEE the set-up that went in. The fakery, the ‘production’. See it, think about it. Know that it’s the moments you are NOT seeing on social media which are actually the moments worth living for. For the truly beautiful moments, happen…

Read more

BECAUSE MUMS JUST SHOW UP

Doria Ragland sat alone at The Royal Wedding because that’s just what single parents do. And if you walk into any school concert hall, church ceremony, parents evening or graduation across the land, you will find many just like her. Holding it together. Alone. Not because she was always that strong but because she learned…

Read more

YOUR POISON WILL FIND YOU

“My friend’s mom has eaten healthy all her life. Never ever consumed alcohol or any “bad” food, exercised every day, very limber, very active, took all supplements suggested by her doctor, never went in the sun without sunscreen and when she did it was for as short a period as possible- so pretty much she…

Read more

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A ‘GROWN UP’

THERE ARE ONLY MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF ‘ADULT’ PEOPLE, WONDERING BLINDLY, IN THE DARK OF THE NIGHT, HOW ON EARTH THEY GOT HERE… Where did the years go? How do I go on tomorrow? Who has all the answers? What is the right thing to do? How can I keep on shouldering such loads? No…

Read more

THIS IS ME

You know what, I make mistakes. In fact I make plenty of mistakes – some of them so cringingly embarrassing, that it physically aches to recall them. My brain likes to take me there some nights when I can’t sleep. But this is me, I am just a woman. I try my best. I really…

Read more

You will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory….

  Take the picture. Share the picture. Spread the joy. Cherish the memories. Tell the stories. Book the holiday. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake. Let it go. Embrace the adventure. Say the words. Make the phone call. Sod the haters. Let them talk. Write your story. Sing your song. Dance your dance. Say I…

Read more

TO ALL WHO FEEL LONELIEST IN A CROWD

To all whose storms rage within, even when the sea is calm. To all for whom life is challenging and ease comes with great difficulty. To all those who wonder why each hill seems so steep when others scale them effortlessly. I feel you. If you are an over-thinker, an under-enjoyer and a worrier, life…

Read more

LOVE IS NOT ALL HEARTS & FLOWERS

Love is…not all hearts and flowers and lingering soft kisses. Sometimes love can be pretty ugly. It can be found in the frustrated sigh as you roll your eyes and clench your fists in exasperation, anger sometimes. Living with someone who isn’t controlled by you, who doesn’t do exactly what you want them to –…

Read more

WHEN DAMAGED PEOPLE LOVE AGAIN

WHEN DAMAGED PEOPLE LOVE AGAIN They have one eye on the door, One foot on the floor, Ready to run. They know, from experience, how something that should be good, that should be sweet and true – can turn into hell right in front of you. So they stay stiff-backed and they hold in words…

Read more

HOW TO USE EMERGENCY SOS ON YOUR IPHONE

LADIES WITH IPHONES… DID YOU KNOW THAT PRESSING YOUR SIDE BUTTON 5 TIMES BRINGS UP AN EMERGENCY SOS SCREEN? This information could save a life, please read and pass it on. Here’s how it works When you make a call with SOS, your iPhone automatically calls the local emergency number. In some countries and regions,…

Read more

IF YOU ARE FEELING LIKE YOU JUST CAN’T, HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU CAN…

1. Life is hard, even when it’s easy it’s hard. If it looks like everyone else is handling things better, remember that’s just how it ‘looks’, the reality is we all have our own struggles – every day. We are all spinning plates and dropping plenty. Don’t be afraid of a smash or two. 2.…

Read more

WORDS EVERY WOMAN NEEDS TO HEAR, REPEAT AND PASS ON

THE NEXT TIME ANYONE Holds you back Puts you down Disrespects you Says you can’t Pays you less Threatens your reputation Look at this image and remember where you came from. Realise just how powerful every woman on the planet actually is. Remember who you are, how you were made. How he was made. Lift…

Read more

10 WAYS TO LIVE A LIFE FREE OF REGRETS

1. Say I love you often, freely and without fear. No other words matter quite as much and you can never over-speak them. 2. Turn failures into stepping stones. It’s far scarier to never have tried in the first place. 3. Accept yourself for who you are and realise we are all flawed and equally…

Read more

YOUR 2018 REMINDER THAT YOU ARE NOT FAT

You are NOT fat You have fat You also have toes You are not toes. Whilst the entire world berates themselves about the extra body weight they have collected whilst enjoying the festive period – let’s take a moment to remind ourselves that fat can, in no way, EVER, possibly define us. Not even close.…

Read more

A FESTIVE POEM By Roald Dahl

“Where art thou, Mother Christmas? I only wish I knew Why Father should get all the praise And no one mentions you. I’ll bet you buy the presents And wrap them large and small While all the time that rotten swine Pretends he’s done it all. So Hail To Mother Christmas Who shoulders all the…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR DAD NEVER TOLD YOU

1. He was so often afraid and yet so very brave. 2. He was always worried he’d fail to provide for you. 3. He struggled to show you just how deep his love was. 4. He never knew the right things to say. 5. He rarely knew the right thing to do. 6. He always…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR MUM NEVER TOLD YOU

1. You made her cry, a lot. 2. It hurt, a lot. 3. She was always afraid. 4. She watched you sleep, often exhausted herself. 5. She wished she could change the world for you. 6. She wanted you to feel joy, every day. 7. She carried you for far longer than nine months. 8.…

Read more

WHEN I AM GONE

Never forget how loved you are. From the moment, the very moment, I set eyes on you …and in fact long before even then, I loved you with a fierceness that shocked me to the core. I watched over you day and night, never missing a tear or a whimper, always letting you know I…

Read more

8 THINGS I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK..

THIS IS YOUR SUNDAY EVENING REMINDER, THAT NO MATTER WHAT THIS WEEK THROWS AT YOU – YOU CAN HANDLE IT… 1. Your self-esteem is completely and utterly within your control, yours and yours alone. Never, ever put it, in anyone else’s hands, GUARD it like it’s precious – because it really, truly is. 2. When…

Read more

Should You Make Your Bedroom An Electronic-Free Zone?

Could You? Should You? I had a chat with a friend of mine at the weekend and was pretty interested to hear that she is in week 3 of an electronic-free bedroom and feeling fabulous as a result. Her reasons for doing this were threefold: 1. She wishes to set the example to her children…

Read more

MAKE YOUR BUBBLE BEAUTIFUL

Every now and then, the news delivers up a story so horrifyingly sad that I feel like the wind has been kicked out of me. When this happens, a cold dread begins to seep through my veins and that familiar feeling of despair claws at my skin, as I struggle to wonder how this wonderful…

Read more

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW Every time an ambulance passes me by, I feel a cold shiver run down my spine. And I wonder who you are? What has happened to you? Did you know you were about to fall, crash, be hit? Were you expecting today to turn out like this, or was it…

Read more

THE STORY OF YOU

Once upon a time there was a girl named (insert your own name here). (Your name) spent many many years trying to be everything to everyone, trying to be perfect, trying to be normal. She almost drove herself to the brink trying to please everyone and never quite matching up. Trying to ‘fit in’ when…

Read more

AND I SAID TO MY BODY, SOFTLY…

It was a fairly normal day, to the outside eye. We had walked, talked, shopped. We ate great food at our favourite place and we came how to curl up on the sofa. I’m really not sure, on reflection, how it came about. Had it been building for some time? Or was it like a…

Read more

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU This is perhaps the hardest aspect of parenting for me. Yes, our children are a wonderful cocktail-shaker mix of our genetics. That is plain to see. But their personalities? They are for the large part, conditioned, but what’s left-over – it’s all them. They are born with…

Read more

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS Sadly, we tend to learn the really good stuff the hard way in this life. If just one young person reads and digests any of this, it will be worth it… IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT IS Trust your instincts, or if you have none…

Read more

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE Happiness, we all want it. We all chase it – mostly in the wrong places. Has it ever occurred to you however, that your daily habits could be the root cause of your unhappiness as opposed to bad luck/bad choices/bad health etc? See if you can spot yourself, or…

Read more

HOW TO FLUSH YOUR TOXINS OUT OVERNIGHT

Have you heard of foot detoxing before? It’s a fairly new trend that is said to be super effective and is actually based on the sound principles of reflexology. Experts say it’s particularly effective at speeding up and energising the liver and kidney meridiens -which of course help your body detox. Cheap, and easy –…

Read more

BE YOU

Here’s the thing… You may think that your life would be somehow made better, or easier, if you were different, more ‘normal’, less ‘flawed’. More like your sister, your friend, that women over there who looks like she has it all together. It’s not the case at all. The world is missing a unique little…

Read more

YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE THE SETTLING KIND

Don’t settle Don’t finish crappy books Leave the restaurant if you don’t care for the menu Don’t waste 2 hours on a movie you don’t want to see Stop wearing clothes that hurt Take off the shoes that pinch Don’t hang around to be insulted Never believe you deserved it Say yes to the things…

Read more

STRONG WOMEN EMPOWER WOMEN

LADIES, STOP WITH THE JELLYFISH STINGS! We women are truly awesome – hence why this page even exists. But – there are a few things we need to STOP DOING. We need each other on this rollercoaster ride, we really do. Let’s put all our energy into building each other up and turn the bad…

Read more

YOU ARE ENOUGH

YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT YOU ARE ENOUGH You are unique, there is no one else, among the billions of people on this earth, who is exactly like you…marvel at that fact for one moment for it’s truly amazing. Nobody sounds exactly like you, nobody thinks exactly like you, no one has the exact same outlook…

Read more

THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK

  THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK: Worrying – It’s a giant waste of your Imagination and it steals your peace. Projecting – We spend so much of our quite time going over things that may never even happen. Negative thinking – You may not realise it but your thinking creates your reality, are you tuned…

Read more

THE BEAUTY OF BROKEN

  Break me once but never twice. For the day I realised that being broken was not an option but a necessity, was the day I became invincible. You see none of us can make it through this life without cuts, wounds and breaks – but it’s in the getting up and the gluing back…

Read more

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH YOUR DASH?

  What Will You Do With Your Dash? You see, you can make all the money you desire, buy all the things you ever dreamed of and do everything your imagination can possibly conjure, but at the end of it all, who will be remembering you and for what? I have a theory, that whilst…

Read more

SWEET CHILD OF MINE

  You’ve closed your bright eyes now my darling, You’ve given your all to this day. And now that you’re sleeping so soundly, There’s so much that I want to say I’m sorry I didn’t play longer, You begged me for just one more game. I regret all the times I ignored you I’m truly…

Read more

YOU’RE NOT NORMAL

  If someone tells you you’re not normal, thank them for the compliment… For life is too short to blend and fade into the background. To compromise and squeeze into boxes that weren’t made for us and don’t fit us at all. To thrash out all our ‘quirks’ and unique qualities and smooth down our…

Read more

10 TRUTHS TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK

1. Whatever is challenging you this week, you have everything you need right inside of you. It’s there, dig deep. 2. You have been through harder times before and come out smiling. Think about it. 3. Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don’t want. Stop it. 4. Even the very best of…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY MUM SHOULD KNOW

1. It’s okay to realise you aren’t the same as you used to be. Making another human changes a girl. It’s the all-consuming love and the lack of sleep mostly. Go with it, this is you – right here, right now. Nothing stays the same and this won’t either. 2. Your days may seem to…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY COUPLE SHOULD KNOW

1. That feeling you get when you hold each other and fit just right – the feeling of being home – that’s something millions of people in the world have yet to experience. Some may never. Treasure it. 2. Trust is an invisible entity and yet it’s the very foundation of all relationships. Build it…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW 1. We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in. 2. See that stunning woman over there? She has just as many body hang-up as you do. 3. Don’t look for a hero to save you, sometimes it’s the Princess who slays the dragon. 4. When someone tries…

Read more

POEM : THE HANGOVER

THE HANGOVER I said I would have ‘just a couple’ Then it became ‘just a few’ Then someone brought shots to our table And that’s pretty much when I knew… So then I thought – may as well do it! You’re only alive a short time And then I got really into it Now all…

Read more

Welcome Ladies!

This blog is going to do exactly as it says on the tin. A place for you all to come, not to simply hear from me, but to hear from one another. A place to share the good stuff that us girls all bring (without probably even realising it) and most importantly – pass it on.…

Read more