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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2013’

  • Studio tour

    Well as you know the painting is flowing again – so I wanted to bring you into my creative space to show you what I’m up to right now… HEALTH WARNING: The colours are BRIGHT and liable to lead to feelings of intense pleasure. My […]

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  • Happy Birthday to Me!!!

    This year I’m celebrating!!! Not usually being one for birthdays – they tend to bring me out in panic attacks and turn me into a sobbing wreck – this year I’ve approached it a bit differently – with a month of self-nurturing, informally known as […]

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  • The unspeakables

    First it was just grumpiness.We put it down to her being just-three.But it went on…So we thought she must be coming down with something.Then she got really fussy about her food.Plus whining a whole lot more.And tantrumming.And night waking.And then one night as I was […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    Little gratitudes in the midst of everyday living… 10 days of sunshine  *** A weekend retreat last weekend. *** Watching Shiloh Sophia’s painting videos *** Cycling home *** Starting the next book *** Painting in rainbow colours *** Girls’ kisses *** So many good books […]

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  • Colour me happy

    I’m back painting again, and loving it. Did I ever tell you how much I love playing with colour? Ah yes, I did! What struck me yesterday as I was busy “getting stuck” was nothing less than a revelation. I’d heard it before. But never […]

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  • Doing it right: what I knew before I had kids…

    Welcome to the June 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting in Theory vs. in RealityThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants are sharing how their ideas and […]

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  • Good Job… In Praise of Praise!

    People in the big wide world can often be pretty short on praise.  People in the natural parenting world can get their knickers in a tremendous knot about it.  I know how it makes me feel.  And sure I should be a big enough person, […]

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  • Reaching for the Moon launched today! Grab your FREE e-copy!

    Ooooooooooooooohhhh mama what a day!  I have (as those of you who are on FB/ Twitter or signed up to my mailing list) been launching of my third book – Reaching for the Moon, the girl’s version of my much-loved first book, Moon Time. (Be sure […]

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