Serious & Fun look at family life

Finding Out I Have Cancer

I had my mammogram on the 2nd October and it’s the 2nd of December today. The last 2 months have felt like 2 years of my life. I had felt the lump so I knew it was there but I wasn’t prepared for the diagnosis. Not by a long shot! Stage 1, Grade 2, 1.4cm tumour in my right breast which ...

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Married for 50 Years

Last weekend we got to celebrate my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary. 50 years of doing anything is remarkable, let alone 50 years of marriage! I gave a speech, which I fumbled through and shed a few tears trying to sum up their lives together. It wasn’t an easy task.   How do you sum up 50 years in a 5 minute ...

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Know Your Breasts

It is Breast Cancer awareness month as you know. I appeal to you all out there to please take time to get to know your breasts.  I am one of those recent statistics and in our 1 group of 8 moms, there are 2 cases. Shocking! It used to be 1 out of 10 now it seems like the likelihood is much higher. I ...

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Ways To Renew Your Life

7 Ways To Renew Your Life Today by Dr. Terri Kennedy Just like a loaf of bread that’s been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. We get comfortable with what is and ignore what could be. Being present is important — it’s the foundation of Power Living and experiencing the special ...

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Balance Bike Scoop

So what is this phenomenon? An innovation aimed at improving balance and co-ordination for children with a few differences than a regular bike: no pedals, no chain and no training wheels. They allow toddlers to get on comfortably and start moving without pedals hindering their movability. It helps them build confidence as they have the control. We have seen Disney themed bikes, ...

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Fight Song – A friend’s battle with Falling Pregnant

You hear of so many couples battling to fall pregnant on a regular basis and yet it is “not really” spoken about. There are so many aspects to deal with that people don’t comprehend. Tamlyn, an ex work friend of mine has poured out her heart and soul about her journey in a Blog she writes. It’s called Patiently Praying (click here to view her ...

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Getting your little ones to help in the kitchen

Having a 3 year old and a 1 year old sets the speed that I do everything. When I go shopping, I try get in and out of the shops as  quick as possible and if I’m cooking supper it’s very much the same. My kids are either playing around my feet or eagerly awaiting their meal. When I get the chance, I like to make muffins or ...

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