Are we there yet?

We all ask ourselves questions.   Am I a good parent?  Should I be doing more to help others?  Should I be reconnecting with family and friends I’ve lost touch with?  Should I be spending more time with the children? Am I enough?

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Tick tock

When we were young time didn’t really go fast.  Maybe because we didn’t have anywhere to be, no one was waiting on us and we didn’t clock watch and wonder how long we had left.  Nowadays, I think of it often.

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My life’s ambition

So being an ambitious person, I’ve always been one for pushing harder, for wanting to achieve more, for wanting the bigger and brighter things in life, and going above and beyond, certainly in my working life to get what I know I’m capable of.  How age changes things.

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Tune into your life, and live it

Is it really that hard?  To find the balance I mean.  The balance between work life, kid’s life, house life, your life.  There’s no rule book, we know that, I’ve scoured the Amazon Best Sellers list a good few times looking for all the answers of how to juggle life, so maybe coming up with […]

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Be wealthy, or be rich?

We all had that dream growing up right?  You know the one, having loads of money, the big house, nice cars in the driveway, multiple holidays across the globe, designer clothes.  The one when you had made it, you were finally on the map, you were rich!  So how’d that one turn out for you?

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Being a parent, without a parent

We all get those times, as parents, when we need a helping hand, when we need someone to tell us what to do, or how to do it, or at least give us a confidence boost and tell us we’re not ballsing the whole thing up and that our kid is not gonna grow up […]

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Tempus Fugit, it sure does

Dreading this day may sound a little too much, it’s not a negative and we must be optimistic of what’s ahead, but I have so many mixed emotions as the first born starts secondary school tomorrow.

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Your greatest accomplishment – Public or private?

When we talk of accomplishments, the obvious one as a parent, and probably the biggest cliché of them all, granted true, is giving birth.  Now whilst I agree it’s a pretty big feat, although both of mine were kind and came in 75 minutes, and 9minutes respectively, when I was recently asked the question, it […]

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Once upon a time…

Well who’d have thought it. 15 Years. 15 Years have passed since we boarded that plane, young, free, with not a care in the world, heading to the Southern Hemisphere with nothing but a passport, a backpack and a mind full of dreams.

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