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The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

“They see the good, embrace the joys and laugh -louder than everyone else- at the funny”. I just spent seven days in Croatia with two of the happiest, most hilarious women I’ve ever known. Maia’s Grandmas. So full of beans, I at one point asked if one of them was taking anything. Nope, just high… Continue reading The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

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Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

I just came from a rather..energising meditation session. Now I do not partake in this activity regularly. It has not yet become part of my daily routine, but after today’s session; it absolutely will have to be crammed in there somewhere. After reading The Universe Has Your Back, The Inner Fix, Light is the New Black… Continue reading Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

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Not Another Self-Help Book…

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” — Lemony Snicket You will have gathered by now that I am a huge fan of The Self-Help book. None of my friends seem particularly interested in this area – most prefer fiction- but I am all over self-help like..well like a Single Mother… Continue reading Not Another Self-Help Book…

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Lessons From My Daughter: The Night Ninja

“Shhhh Mummy be quiet! We’ve got to find the NIGHT NINJA…” “Oh okay..well where do you think he/she is?” “I saw a lot of foot prints and I went all around, I checked in the garden then I cleaned the carpet and then I went outside again.. “ *by cleaned the carpet, -just to clarify-… Continue reading Lessons From My Daughter: The Night Ninja

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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: AUSTIN

“Most of the time, beauty lies in the simplest of things.” ― Winna Efendi After a short stop over in the small town of Smithville, we soon arrived in Austin, the state capital of Texas. We quickly found parking, and headed over to the Texas State Capitol, which “contains the offices and chambers of the… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: AUSTIN

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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin One little adventure I will always remember fondly was our day trip to Austin. It was one of those funny days where the journey seemed more fun than the actual… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE

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Lessons From My Daughter: Riding on a Shitting-Star

“Raspberries are blown, there’s a lot of excitable screaming, and kisses are flying everywhere.” Last night I had one of those conversations with Maia that I just want to replay over and over in my mind. Several conversations actually. One of my favourite parts of the day is just after I’ve given Maia her bath,… Continue reading Lessons From My Daughter: Riding on a Shitting-Star