Temper Tantrums 101

Posted by Taterbug on March 7, 2018
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Your toddler isn’t GIVING you a hard time, your toddler is HAVING a hard time…   As a parent, you will be familiar with the monikers “terrible two’s” or “threenager” or “toddler temper tantrum”… they are all very familiar words! This week I was hit with a timely reminder as I struggled with a “terrible two toddler temper tantrum” one night on my own while Hubby was at work that (majority of the time) your

You want to be a what?!

Posted by Britenay on March 2, 2018
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Last week, I wrote about finding my purpose. Just to let you know, my purpose in life is to “inspire others to be more empowered to live full and happy lives”. This purpose is the reasoning behind my decisions I make in life. You’ll also see it written under ‘about me’ on the sidebar on the right. It’s my goal to achieve this in some way every day. However, every day is different and my

Pick it up…

Posted by Taterbug on March 1, 2018
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  You know when you hear a song sometimes, and the lyrics just make you think? Or you swear the lyrics could be about you and your life?       As I was driving home one day from work this week a song came on that really made me start thinking about how I want to adapt this kind of thinking to my life as a Mumma. Cheesy I know! Maybe it was that
It’s an incredibly amazing feeling, knowing exactly what you want and how to get it. Having goals and a purpose to your life, giving you reason to get up each and every day is amazing! When you don’t have goals or purpose, life can be overwhelming. Sometimes, it can seem pointless. It’s like you don’t even know what the point is in going on. This was me a few years ago. I struggled to get

The truth we won’t admit to ourselves

Posted by Britenay on February 16, 2018
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There is no greater battle in life than the battle between the part of you that wants to be healed and the parts of you that are comfortable and content remaining broken – Iyanla VanZant @Super Soul Sunday I saw this quote pop up the other day following a recent Super Soul Sunday interview with Iyanla Van Zant. It shot out and hit me hard as I read the words and was reminded yet again
“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” I’ve seen this quote many times in the past and thought it was very true but this week, as I took the ferry home over some very rough seas, I got thinking more about it. I thought about the pilot of the boat and how skilled he must be to ensure we didn’t capsize as the waves thrashed us about ferociously. I thought about what got him

How The Universe Caught My Attention

Posted by Britenay on February 2, 2018
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Have you ever had one of those moments where it seems like everything going on around you is aimed directly at you? Like it’s the universe trying to tell you a message? I had a moment like that this week. And it was almost a bit scary. I was co-facilitating a learning session, discussing topics such as stress, resiliency and wellbeing. During one of the discussions, one of the participants shared a recent story with

Take Two

Posted by Ashlee Spencer on January 30, 2018
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I have a problem with New Year’s resolutions and this is why… Every year, we get hit with the “New Year, New Me” posts, the “This year is my year!”, and then in late January these sentiments are followed up by “January was just the trial month…” PLEASE stop putting “Use By” dates on your dreams. Every year, month, day, hour, minute, second is a chance to start over. If you want to make a change

Road less travelled

Posted by Britenay on January 26, 2018
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Have you ever listened to a song and realised it is speaking to your heart like no other has? This happened to me this morning. As I listened to the song, “Road less travelled” by Lauren Alaina (yes, I love country music). I listened long and hard to the words coming through my headphones. “You won’t make yourself a name if you follow the rules” was what first caught my attention. I never set out

Introducing: Ashlee Spencer

Posted by Britenay on January 19, 2018
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“There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise” If I’ve learned one thing in my years, it’s that there is much truth to this quote. When a woman knows clearly what she wants, there really is nothing that will stand in her way. In starting this blog, I had the aspiration of creating a place where people could connect, share inspiration and be more empowered. I hoped that in the blog posts