She’s not bossy, she’s showing leadership

Last year, on International Women’s Day, I reflected on a Nicole Kidman interview.  She refused to accept the bossy label for her two alpha daughters, preferring instead to praise them for their leadership qualities.  I…

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October goals 2017

I’ve been reading lots of amazing blogger posts about Autumn recently. Despite that, I can’t believe I’m writing my October goals post already! Where did September go? I’m pretty happy that I made good on…

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Ten books that turned my daughter into a reader

D is for Dragon … Flora’s going back to school started me thinking about all the books that we’ve read over the years.  More specifically, the books that she’s loved and that, I think, have…

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The Blogger Tag – my first tag post!

So, this is my first Blogger Tag post, I’m really looking forward to doing this.  I’ve read quite a few of these “get to know me” posts recently.  Two that inspired me to put my…

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Why my seven year old makes me feel old!

First off, I should say I’m an older mum.  We had our gorgeous daughter later in life for a number of reasons.  And I studiously ignored all those doom sayers who pointed out the drawbacks of…

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