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How to Parent Like a Total Legend

  I have a child. Sometimes I think I am a child, but I’m the only one who does any cooking. I have a hub. He is a legend. He’s also much calmer than me, quieter, stable in his energy (whereas I swing wildly from highs to lows and everything in between), when he plays […]

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An End and a Beginning, Alphabet Dating Reaches Z

Have you been following the A to Z of Romance with Alphabet Dating? They are alph-tastic. We finally got to Z! The adventure is over, and we’re looking for inspiration for our next theme, so if you have any ideas please put a suggestion in the comments below! Now let me tell you about Z […]

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Are You Too Grown Up To Play?

Are you too busy adulating to play? I’ve decided I don’t play enough, but I used to. The only explanation I can think of is just adulthood. So I’m gearing up to make 2016 the year of play (and microadventures, but that falls under play for me). Brene Brown, of amazing-TED-talk-on-vulnerability fame, researches living a whole-hearted […]

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Constraints

Which Constraints Are Ruining Your Life?

I spend a lot of time talking about making small changes so you can be happy right where you are, within whatever constraints your life has riht now. I realised recently that I talk a big game, but actually spend a lot of time trying to throw off those constraints. But then, that’s living by […]

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Pursue Your Passions Like A Motherfucker

One of the greatest gifts I’ve given my children is the example of a mother who pursues her passions like a motherfucker. So said Cheryl Strayed I heard that and thought, ‘Fuck yes!’ If I wasn’t such a bogan* I might have thought, ‘what a way to live.’ Are you pursuing your passions like a […]

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The Everyday Adventure

Happiness In Portugal

I’m in northern Portugal, the sun is shining and life is great! I’ve been taking my #100DaysOfHappiness videos every day, so here they are, live from Portugal! To watch the vids (they’re all about a minute long) click on the image. I’d LOVE some inspiration, what should I do, what questions have you got for me? […]

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Does Having a Baby Ruin Your Life?

I’m pretty sure every parent has, at one point or another, looked at their child and thought silently to themselves ‘what the fuck have I done?’ Kids are hard, they change your life, they change your relationship, they take away all your time. The things they add to life are beautiful moments of love, connection […]

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The Everyday Adventure

Shit, I Forgot My Passport!

It’s 6am, I get to the front of the check in queue, pull out my phone with the ticket details for my flight to Chicago and pick up my passp- shit. Mad scramble through my bag. No passport. I exit the queue, planning to jump in a taxi home (after just getting out of one […]

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