• 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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  • Up, up, up

    The problem with knowing that I am bi polar, is the crippling self awareness. I feel good. I have energy. I got lots done at work. Alarm bells I can’t stop feeling delighted with myself…but I just sold 2 paintings unexpectedly and got a commission […]

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  • Your Recommendations Needed- Books of Soul and Spirit for Kids

    So back to school is fast approaching. And for us this year it’s a big year. The year I’ve been dreading since starting school. Holy Communion Year.Its the reason we helped start up a non-denominational school. (Which in the end we didn’t send hem to. […]

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  • Not Normal (otherwise known as Mothering with Mental Illness)

    I am Not Normal. That’s the truth I’ve been running from for years. And it hurts. If I’d known then, what I know now, I wouldn’t have had three children. There, there’s the rub. Wouldn’t have had those three sweet creatures. Wouldn’t have imposed myself […]

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  • Sibling Revelry

    Welcome to the August 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Sibling Revelry This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have written about siblings — their own, their hopes […]

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  • Anniversaries

    Every day at the moment seems to be a momentous anniversary. They have been playing on my mind a lot, as this cycle of the year comes full turn once more. As the season turns, my awareness returns, of where we were at this time […]

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  • Looking in the wrong places

    For years we have been looking in the wrong places. Clever scientists in white coats with pens in their top pockets Promised to save us from our madness if they could just Hoe our heads, weed our white matter. They’ve been Looking for the place […]

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  • Weaving Summer Magic

    I have been weaving summer magic in myriad ways. Connecting with the season through creativity. Touching its spirit. After a couple of weeks away. A rocky transition in to the summer holidays. And my own ups and downs, I have been feeling the need to […]

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  • Touched

    I am touched. My last post was raw. I felt vulnerable. Naked. Aware that my own mother and soul sisters would be finding out an important part of me via blog, as I broadcast the state of my mind via the Internet to total strangers. And so […]

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  • Up…and down…

    Everything is sex. I said as we drove down the mountainside, Prince blaring on the stereo. The forests had a glow about them. The patterns in the foliage jumping out in 3D like one enormous zen tangle. I understood everything suddenly, it seemed. Everything was so […]

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