Positivity

So following my recent post ‘believing in myself,’  I’ve been thinking about the importance of focusing on the things that I’m getting right as a parent.  The parenting moments that I am proud of.  The things that make me feel good about myself as a parent. My children’s daily tears, whinges, whines and accusations, they…

This Feeling

what is this feeling?  It’s not happy, but its not sad….   maybe discontented….   glass half full….   just not there yet.   I’m just, still not where I want to be.  I’m not really sure anymore where I do want to be. Its a feeling of dissatisfaction and unmet needs.  But I have…

It’s time to read my own blog.

I’ve been feeling lately that I just write and write in this blog, and then I almost immediately forget what I have written.  I come up with new strategies, mindsets, and mantras to help me become a better parent,  and once I have written them, my mind is at ease because I feel that I…

Believing in Myself

Well today was a pretty rough day….   As I was feeding my two year old to sleep, feeling crap and wondering about whether or not I should blog about today…   I really felt that it would just be too painful…..   I could go into the details of how the tension built up,…

11/4/16 Reflection

Today was not a great day in terms of peaceful parenting….. First day of term;  I took the kids to the airport the last night to see off my brother who was visiting from Europe for a couple of weeks and kind of hijacked the school holdiays; the day before yesterday was my cousin’s wedding…

Another Rambly Train of Thought

  Am I stuck in this crazy cycle because of my past trauma of being in an emotionally abusive relationship.  So when my son is disrespectful and demanding ….   I automatically take on an angry defensive role, rather than a teaching and mothering role. Determination. I can surely fix this if I met perceived…

Thought for the day

Just because the day starts out crappy, doesn’t mean its going to be a crappy day.  Just breathe through the crappiness and trust that the day will get better.