The dreaded dinner time

eat it or starve

Dinner time. The words that have most parents reaching for a glass of wine. The time of day that quite often makes our heart rate increase, our blood pressure rise, and having us fighting an uphill battle.

Or is that just me?  Continue reading

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Taking stock and being grateful

Taking stock and being grateful

I came across this idea recently on Karin’s blog at Calm To Conniption. It was obviously the time I needed to see it, and actually think about taking stock myself as it literally leapt off the page at me when I opened my email.

We’re now half way through the year. A year that has flown by at an almost supersonic pace. My birthday has been and gone. I felt like I needed to stop, take a breath and actually go through this list. Continue reading