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Planning For Busy Mums

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How DO You Create A Better Work-Life Balance?

Do you know the mum that seem to just effortlessly juggle it all? The one that always seems to know what is happening next in the calendar, who has scheduled play dates in advance, never forget's the school dress-up day, or just generally seems on top of it all.

What is their secret?

Planning! 

As a mum who juggles; several businesses, homeschooling and running my home I can tell you that I have been a planner for many years. It is only in the la…

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The BEST Online Business Tools For 2021

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I have soo many business owners that are part of this lovely Mindful Parenting Tribe, who have been asking me where I get some of my resources, so I thought I would share all my BEST BUSINESS TOOLS with you.

You LOVE sharing your KNOWLEDGE!

You have done your training, planned it all out, and are now all set to run your fabulous business, but suddenly you need to also know how to market your amazing classes, products and services!

Sound familiar?

Well, welcome to the world of being self-empl…

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Rock Painting - Make Your Own Affirmation Stones

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Creating Your Own Affirmation Stones 

Are you looking to combine those amazing creative talents alongside positivity with your children?

If so then affirmation stones are pretty much the perfect Mindfulness Activity!

Why Positive Affirmations?

So, why use positive affirmations on stones? Well, for more details on the

power of affirmations

check out my blog all about why they are so useful as part of what I like to call the Mindful Parent Toolbox.

Choosing words that affirm a sense of …

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How to Use Affirmations with Children

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In just a few minutes every day, you can create a more positive mindset for your child - How?

By using Affirmations!

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What is an Affirmation?

It is a phrase that reflects a positive thought.

Simple and amazingly effective, this is a tool that you can use with anyone, or any age, even if they cannot read you can read them out and they can choose. Simplicity is the ability to take a simple sentence and be able to say the words out loud and think about them.

It really does just take a momen…

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10 Top Tips for Creating a Better Work-Life Balance

10 ways to create a better work life balance

How can you give your wellbeing a boost along with your career? Being pulled in two directions can be hard. What can we do to create that all elusive ‘work-life balance?’

 10 Tips to Try Today

Here are ten tips that you can work with: 

  • Work smarter, not harder. The Mental Health Foundation statistics found that when working long hours 27% of employees feel depressed, 34% feel anxious and 58% feel irritable. These tips should provide some ideas on how to be more productive, rather than worki…

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Mindfulness At Work - 5 Ways of Being More Mindful in Your Workplace

5 ways to be more mindful at work

Mindfulness - Everyone's Doing It!!!

From the local school to major corporations such as Google everyone now seems to be joining the Mindfulness wagon. Can it really ‘fix’ all the issues it claims to address?

Well, firstly let’s look at what we mean by ‘Mindfulness’. In simple terms, it is about awareness. Of being able to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. Crossing divides of age, ability, gender and religion it really is accessible to all.

Mental Health Issues are now t…

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Zero Waste Products For The Home - Replacing Single Use Plastics

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The journey of becoming a more Mindful Parent has also included learning more about mindful living. As part of that we have been trying as a family to reduce our single use plastics. Almost 18 months on and the list is continuing to grow. 

As parents we are in a unique position in the way in which we can teach our children. Environmental education is something that I have been trying to bring into our daily lives, especially now we are home schooling full time. 

Although I do still get the ine…

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Herbs 101 - How To Get Started Using Herbs

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Do You Like Herbs?

I love my herbs!

I only scratch the surface of them, but I've been growing and using my own herbs for years. In fact, that's how I got my girls into a bit of mindful gardening. But I thought I'd share a few herb tips because we can all use herbs. They're really easy to grow. They're really easy to use.

Which Herbs To Use?

There are so many different herbs that you can grow and use. I am going to just cover some of the basic ones here:

Rosemary, Lavender and Mint. 

And as…

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Stress In The Workplace - Is Stress Affecting You?

What is stress?

We all hear about 'stress', in fact, it has now become one of those things that we say 'I'm so stressed'. What though does it really mean? There is not a true definition of 'Stress', it really does vary, though the general consensus is it is a physiological reaction to external factors. Although it normally is perceived as negative, it does in fact have positive benefits. The key is that stress or our 'flight or fight response', is only ever designed to be short-term!

The need for extra adrenal…

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8 Eco-Friendly Christmas Ideas

Eco Friendly Christmas Ideas

As part of my Mindful Parenting, I try to look at environmental aspects of living too. Sharing ideas with my girls has been great, they love getting involved in making things and it has also made them more aware of factors around eco-living such as reducing waste and plastics. 

I could do lots of blogs about this - it is something I feel strongly about. Our role as parents is to educate our kids, surely the impact we have on our environment is one of those areas that we can easily bring into ou…

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