2015 – year in review

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I am going to start my 2015 review, by reflecting on my 2014 review. At the end of last year, I was as close to burnout as I have come. And while I didn't necessarily articulate in my end of year review post, I did state this: From 2014 - Moving forward The importance of an annual review like … [Read more...]

Monthly review – allowing space for growth


Having a single goal focused on parenting, has meant I have learnt much about myself as a parent this year. In the middle of this year, I wrote a newsletter titled Under parenting, over parenting or just over thinking? This is an excerpt from what I wrote: When I look at why do I find it … [Read more...]

Monthly review – embracing the undone

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The idea of having one goal for my personal life came from the excellent book The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. I talk a little more about the book in my goal setting post for 2015 here, but one thing I didn’t mention in that post was how when you are focusing on one goal and keeping it … [Read more...]

Monthly review – letting go

letting go - teenagers

If you read my newsletter, you would have read the following a few weeks ago in relation to our eldest teenager: Restrictions on technology is by far the biggest issue we have. All the research I have done on technology/tv for kids all restrictions are needed and I personally agree. Even adults … [Read more...]

Monthly review – tips for being a patient parent

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So we are now two months into 2015 and I am still loving having the one goal, a single focus for me. As there is only one thing to think of, I think about it every single day. This is a change from previous years. When I have set multiple goals sometimes making a decision on what to do with my … [Read more...]