Books, business and back-up bands

I was very happy to do a Q&A last week over at Founding Moms, ‘the world’s first and only kid-friendly collective of monthly meetups for mom entrepreneurs.’ Read more

‘You don’t need to have children to appreciate this book’

A book about parenting probably seems an unlikely choice for a single 20-something-year-old with no plans to have children in the near future…’ Read more

An exercise in squashing envy

Last week I had lunch with my husband. This is a rare treat: even though we work together in our home-based business, we don’t usually go out for lunch. But last Friday we had some serious business to talk through, so we headed out to a café nearby. Read more

Living with soul keeps you young

If you needed any more reason to make spirituality part of every day, the scientists have come to the rescue. Read more

Skimming the surface

‘When we do things with only a part of the mind, we are just skimming the surface of life …’ Read more

Feeling the love

I’ve just had a fleeting, 24-hour visit to Sydney. It seemed longer, and much as I enjoyed being back in Sydney it was good to get home again. I just love that feeling of walking into my house and being struck anew by the light and the space. Our house could do with a lick of paint and a serious garden makeover is well overdue, but it’s got beautiful bones and I enjoy being here.

Best of all is coming back to gorgeous pictures from my girls.

The monk and the night owl

My older daughter describes herself as a ‘night hour’ (for which read ‘night owl’). Many nights of the week she will settle to sleep fairly well – but every ten days or so, it just ain’t gonna happen. She seems to fight sleep, and usually she wins. Until maybe ten at night, when sleep gets the upper hand. Read more