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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

  • She’s a big girl now! – Starting school

    For Delphine, Helen, Bree, Lydia… and us! The time of starting school is here. For those of us who have chosen that path. Today it was Merrily’s turn to start playschool. So many friends’ children are starting school or playschool this week. Days of jittery […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    A round up of this week’s gratitudes…joining in with the Friday Joy Pockets party over at Bohemian Twilight The miracle of antibiotics Snuggling up together  to watch sneaky TV way past bed time Baking – eating it, doing it, watching it – LOVE it! Revisioning […]

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  • On being ill

    Ill. Again. And again. So many bugs this year. So much time given to sickness. So much energy. It feels doubly hard when your nights are broken. Your breastfeeding body is barely sustaining itself yet needs to sustain another too. When your children are ill […]

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  • Buried Treasure (1): Women’s Sacred Circles

    A new weekly slot here at Dreaming Aloud. Early blog posts which newer readers may have missed. I like to think of them as buried treasure!This was the first of my Dreaming aloud columns, published in JUNO magazine, Spring 2009. An adapted version is also […]

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  • Layer Cake

    Life for me as a mother is like a layer cake: I just can’t jam it all in my mouth in one go. I can’t savour its wholeness, the harmony of its completeness, the careful balance of the textures and flavours. I get all of one, […]

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  • Wdydwyd?

    Wdydwyd???? WTF?! It stands for why do you do what you do? What a great question! If you haven’t discovered this website, then head right over to wdydwyd.com and check it out! This world-wide community art project is inspiring, creative, illuminating, heartbreaking, simple, profound… And […]

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  • What makes you sparkle? Guest Post on Moonlight Muse today

    What makes you sparkle? That’s the question that jewelery designer Allurynn asks women as part of her wonderful ‘Sparkling Goddess Series’, over at Moonlight Muse. So to find out what makes me sparkle visit Moonlight Muse  … And you, dear reader, what makes YOU sparkle?

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  • Myriad ways of coping with blue days

    When you feel like you’re not yourself anymore. Dried up, dead inside. Tired and overwhelmed. Despondent and blue. When the voices in your head are raining hell on you. Here’s some suggestions of what to do My self care 101…(Do click through the links for […]

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  • Moonlight blessings

    Full moon, fill me full…of love, of courage, of delight. Full moon fill me full of luminous magical moon light. Harvesting hopes, visioning dreams The wise women circle and sway Points of light around the worldGathering herbs and dancing in roundsTo welcome a brighter day […]

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  • Something for the weekend: cosmic bodies!

    “Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadow” – T.S. Eliot, “The Hollow Men *** So things were kicking off in London – riots, looting, anger, destruction, which hit everyone who has any connection with the UK hard, […]

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