Audience of One

I’m lost, I’m overwhelmed, I can’t find the way forward…. How am I supposed to live up to this title of Mother? Sometimes, the process of mothering can feel like we are drowning in a tidal wave of expectations – real or imaginary.We are barely able to grab the proverbial driftwood and stay afloat, let…

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How do you find the time to practice creativity?

How can busy Mums even find the time to be creative?

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Poor me? Erm…?!

  So yesterday I was out for a walk on the High Street with the kids, on our way to the parkand as a bid to get some fresh air. We all, especially The Boy, needed to burn off some energy, so I had strapped Mini One to my back in the sling and was…

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Five Minute Friday – HOLD.

**Five Minute Friday is an initiative set up by Lisa-Jo Baker over at Surprised by Motherhood. It has now been taken over by Kate over at Heading Home. The basic premise is to take the word Kate gives and write, non-stop for 5 minutes. Then you stop and post. Read more about it here. My…

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Finding peace in the doldrums

I haven’t written anything for some time. Despite the energy and enthusiasm with which I began the first six months of my blogging adventure, I have been seriously lacking motivation since January arrived almost nine months ago. It feels like a long time to have been in the blogging doldrums. Or maybe not. I realise…

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Letting ‘My Life’ go…

Once again I find myself wrestling with surrender. I have walked this way before. Challenged to release my sense of timing into God’s hands, and trust him with my need to see my ‘life as I imagined’, take shape at the speed I want. It appears to be an on-going process, always requiring another stretch…

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