Sometimes it’s hard to start, hard to know where to begin. My mind is too full, too full of all the good things. And there is so much in my life that is good right now. It has been such a full year. My son is growing, he’s big and strong and loves music and … Continue reading For S.
I just rediscovered this blog post, written back in April, and set aside because I hadn't added photos. It makes for amusing reading - amusing in hindsight, but also in the knowledge that we haven't attempted another road trip since... We recently drove from our hometown to Napier, on the east coast of New Zealand's … Continue reading Lessons Learned on our First Family Road Trip
Write, so. Here we go. A blog. It’s been so long, but would you believe me if I said it’s been the hardest thing to do lately? It’s not a lack of ideas that’s been holding me back, it’s an overwhelming number. My heart has been so full lately that it’s been hard to know … Continue reading Moments of motherhood
Dance matters ...because it makes me whole. ...because it frees my voice. ...because it makes me work. ...because without it I'd be emptier. ...because it challenges me. ...because it makes me believe I can. On a number of the social media channels I follow, there has been discussion lately about why dance matters. For those … Continue reading Why Dance Matters
You know it's funny to look back and think how time has changed. Or rather how time has changed me. In 5 short years I've moved out of home, gone flatting for the first time, completed my bachelor's degree, almost burnt myself out doing honours, been crazy enough to sign on for a master's degree, … Continue reading Finding my own Definition of Success
There are so many things I've learnt from the wonderful women in my life, some funny, some inspiring, some practical. Here are a few of the most perception-shifting things I've learned (mostly in recent years). 1. Tears are healing, especially ones of laughter (thanks for those genes, mum!). 2. It's important to celebrate the rituals … Continue reading Life Lessons from the Women I Love