It's almost been a week since I decided to embark upon my shopping diet and I have to admit, it's been a bit challenging to rewire my brain into new habits. However, I haven't bought any clothes or cosmetics for myself. As I said at the start of this challenge, I can't impose a complete… Continue reading Shopping Diet Update – 1 week in
There's no such thing as free money.
Okay so I might have been a little ambitious when I said that I would write daily. Let's settle on a couple of times a week. So I've thrown myself in headfirst to this shopping diet thing. As per usual, I'm all in, I'm just hoping this one lasts. The first thing I've decided to… Continue reading The Shopping diet days 2-3. Research time
Ok, I am calling BS on the Marie Kondo method. After my joy filled rose tinted post several months ago about organizing my entire life I need to come clean about my fall from the organizational wagon. When the impossibly well presented Marie Kondo popped up onto my Netflix watch list in February I looked… Continue reading The un-sparking of joy. KonMari update 6 months on.
It seems like your 30s are a decade of many questions and mysteries. Why are my veins sticking out? Is that a grey hair? Why don't my shorts fit? What do I wear? How do I parent? Why can't I sleep despite being perpetually exhausted? But one of the trickiest mysteries is why is it… Continue reading Musings On Friendship In Your 30s.
"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply" Stephen Covey Hands up, who loves to give advice? Guillltttttttyyyyy! We all love to be the hero sometimes. OK, another quiz, hands up who loves to be right in an argument? Guilllllttttyyy as charged again. I mean come… Continue reading Are You Truly Listening? 6 Steps To Become A Great Listener
So it's January 76th apparently. For real, why is this January so long? It has been frigid here in Canada and after the excess (both monetary and food/alcohol) of the holidays I have felt in a total funk. However, there are a few little things that have brightened up the grey days and helped spur… Continue reading My January Loves
Congratulations, now that you're a mum you will perpetually be running a little late. Tardiness is a fact of parenting like how you will lovingly prepare your child's favourite food for dinner only to be met by gagging, tears and the revelation that it is no longer their favourite food and you are a disgrace… Continue reading How to get your toddler out of the house in 38 easy steps