• Mindful Nurturing: Play

    Play… sometimes we set up activities, sometimes it spontaneously evolves. Pants super heroes. Cardboard box rockets. Yesterday, here at the Pink House, we had SO much fun with our new glue gun! And using a white pen to create white on black zentangles. But for […]

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  • The Magic Breadcrumbs

    It is not that I have nothing to say that I am silent. It is that my saying is going elsewhere. I have so many drafts sitting on this blog – but none are choosing to come to life. And any that do immediately turn […]

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  • Here be business bargains – so hurry!

    A-har-there, me hearties, Paptin Hook here,  (as my littlest says), telling you that today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrrr! So set your Facebook to Pirate (you can REALLY do this – scroll to the bottom and I’ll tell you how – but prepare to pee […]

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  • Kid-speak

    My brother called cucumber “bocum” when he was two. He has just turned 20 and the whole family still calls it bocum! This post is a celebration of kid-speak. Those precious words, you know, the ones your child makes up, or muddles up, that bring […]

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  • Blooming True

    For those of you who are newer to the blog, you may not believe that before February 2012 I had not painted since school. Really. It’s blooming true! I was so convinced that I couldn’t paint, that when a friend suggest I start painting again, […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why I Hate my Bank

    I am FUMING after another lengthy and crappy encounter with my bank. I went in to pay 3 cheques and close a business account and three days later am still fuming. But life is good for us really. Our house is not currently being repossessed. […]

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  • My Number One Transformational Resource

    Everyone I meet seems to want to know how to join the revolution – the creative entrepreneur revolution. They see what I’m doing, and feel their own dream calling them. And they want to know HOW:  how do I start a blog/ publish an e-book/ […]

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  • Emotional Stew with Dumplings on Top

    My feelings are all of a muddle. I had been warned by mothers a-plenty that this would happen. But, in the way we all get through life, I had decided that it wouldn’t happen to me. That I would be different. I was, after all, […]

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  • Teachings from the Buddha Boy

    My boy, only just eight, has been sharing incredible wisdom and insight with me the last couple of weeks. I keep being completely in awe of what comes out of his mouth. Words that have brought pricks of proud tears to my eyes. I’d  love […]

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  • Changing Gear

    We are changing gears. School is back tomorrow. And our littlest starts pre-school. Five mornings a week. Three hours a day. Can you believe it? I can’t! I genuinely never thought this day would come. I see the mornings opening up for me. I will […]

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