Grateful for choices

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I have a love-hate relationship with choice. It's great to have it and it can make your life very difficult. I feel that when I'm choosing something, I'm saying 'no' to all other options. Yet, when I'm not choosing anything for fear of making a bad decision, I'm saying 'no' to everything. I've … [Read more...]

Our little outdoor space

Feeding lorikeets

Welcome to the September 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Home Tour This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have opened up their doors and given us a photo-rich glimpse into how they … [Read more...]

Finding support in books and mindfulness

7 Days Mindfulness Challenge

*** There are affiliate links in this post*** My Thankful Thursday posts seem to be moving later and later into the week... I've been trying for a few days now to find gratitude. I've been sitting in front of the blank screen and the words just would't come. I've been feeling overwhelmed and … [Read more...]

‘We made bush’

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Every year we plant trees for National Tree Day and last weekend we went to check on our plants from 2012.   Big difference! The kids were so excited. 'We made bush!' My son commented that it was nice to see how much we'd helped. My daughter pointed at the highest trees … [Read more...]