Getting into the habit of happiness

  The subject of happiness is very close to my heart. Because as a 38 (almost 39) year old woman, I can see how its meaning has changed for me as I go through life’s different stages. I now know that the search for what can seem to be so…

Living with intention

There was a time last year when I was forced to reflect on my life, look deep within and really ask myself if I was living my best life. You see, I was living on auto-pilot – school runs for my eldest child, meeting the demands of my other two…

In the beginning…7 important things to remember as a new mother

It has been over 6 years since I became a new mother so, I have to admit, I was stretched to remember what it was really like back in those early days, weeks and months with a newborn. However, I really wanted to write about the beginning of motherhood, in…

My “Perfect” Valentine’s Day

I am the first to admit that I love Valentine’s Day. The reasons why have evolved over the years, but the underlying reason has always remained – I love celebrating love. I believe love should be celebrated every day, not just V-Day, but I love that on one day of…

The Motherhood Maze Manifesto

Welcome to The Motherhood Maze! I hope you’ll stay a while. Why “The Motherhood Maze”?  I think of motherhood as a giant maze. A fun adventure with twists and turns but also with the potential to get lost and come across dead ends. When I had my first child, I…