A Mother’s Day Poem I have written for you…

A Mother’s Day Poem I have written for you…

THE THRIVING MUM A mother has a unique gift One that is unsurpassed, unrequited and unrepeatable by another. Your role, your privilege, Your strengths, your learnings, Those moments when you rise and fall… These are the real moments when you reveal yourself and in that you show you are your all. A thriving mother, one that is resilient, learns from her mistakes and always does her best. One that knows her best is not always about giving and knows to receive, to look after the rest. You will stay in the hearts of your children forever. And the day will come that you are so proud to thrive, when you see who you have raised on the inside… as well as on the outside. A very special happy Mother’s Day to you! With love,...
A Special Mother’s Day Message For You

A Special Mother’s Day Message For You

This is a special mother’s day article for all the mums out there.  This article is in celebration of each of you and for all that you do.  And that’s A LOT!!! Do you give yourself enough credit for all that you do as a mum? I think many of us deserve to give ourselves much more credit. One of the biggest things that I have done recently in my own personal development is to give myself more credit, especially in my role as mum. Do you rely on your partner or the kids to let you know you’re doing a good a job? I did until recently and sometimes when they didn’t, I would be disappointed. I would think, “They don’t appreciate me.  Do they know how hard I have worked today to prepare this meal” or “Do they even care I haven’t stopped for a second to get off the treadmill and take a break?” I began to feel resentful would often express this to them in my language and actions. My hubby would give me credit.  He would come home from work and tell me I’m doing the most important job in the world, raising our two boys.  I would feel great for a few hours then I’d soon forget his words and the resentment would seep back in; that is until the next credit came along. Then I discovered the power of giving MYSELF credit. The secret principle is that the more we give ourselves, the less we require from others. The more credit we give ourselves, the less credit we require from others. “Require”...