A confident heart

Living life with greater confidence and positivity

The afternoon I received a phone call congratulating me on winning a job I’d applied for, I felt giddy with excitement, pride and confidence. This was the change I had been working toward for most of the year. I’d done it. I’d taken a big, bold step out of my comfort zone and I felt […] Read more…

Pre-performance excitement

Kid-friendly pop songs without sex, swearing and big butts

‘Oh. My. God! Would you look at her butt?’ These words came from my six-year-old’s mouth last week when she was playing dolls with her little sister. ‘Excuuuuuuuuuse me?’ I had said to her, my mouth nearly on the floor. This was completely out of character for my mild-mannered, sweet angel. ‘Where did you learn […] Read more…

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A broken bone, birthday, and brave little girl

First came the thud and then the screams. ‘My neck, my neck,’ Miss Three cried out, her eyes wild with panic before she burst into tears. I raced to her and cradled her in my arms attempting to calm her down and survey the damage. The last thing you want to hear when your child […] Read more…

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A letter to my four year old

Dear Smiley Happy fourth birthday, my little angel! We’ve been counting down for what seems like forever for your fourth birthday and party. The Tinkerbell cake is ready and the party bags are packed. Even though we had to cancel the jumping castle thanks to your broken collar bone, today we plan to give you […] Read more…

Dial E for Emma

Win a Dial E for Emma DVD

She can dance, sing, play the drums, sign, drive the Big Red Car and is, as far as this family is concerned, the star of every episode of The Wiggles. Honestly, is there anything Emma Wiggle can’t do?! With Disney Princess paraphernalia at every turn, Emma Wiggle is a refreshing change and positive role model […] Read more…

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