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Actions speak louder than words – trying to take my own advice

On Friday I posted about trying to stay positive because dwelling on the negatives sucks all the energy out of us.  Not even 24 hours later and I caught myself doing the complete opposite of…

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Burnout: when trying too hard becomes a problem

  It is great to try hard at things, especially things we are passionate about.  I also think we can be our most productive when we are at our busiest.  I love seeing people embrace…

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Mother’s Day with two young kids – my vision vs the reality

Ah Mother’s Day: what a wonderful concept.  The reality is – my 1 year old had no idea what day it was and my 3 year old (who told me on the days leading up to…

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Why I am motivated to keep training for my first marathon ? 

  In January 2015 I started running again.  It was initially to get some of the baby weight off after my 2nd bundle of joy. Come to think of it – prior to this my motivation…

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Just one minute -my quest to go to the bathroom in peace!

Most of my time spent on the toilet involves my 1 year old sitting on my knee.  It takes me back to the early days.  Isn’t it cruel that the painkillers they provide us with…

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