Faith, Lifestyle, Parenting

You are not alone

"Are you scared Mommy?" My wide eyed ten year old looked up at me from the sofa, where he has been watching the latest news unfold. I thought for a moment and took a deep breath before I answered him. I am a firm believer in telling our kids the truth, where appropriate, and I… Continue reading You are not alone

Faith

Running with others

"Oh,¬†I don't run with others." This was my response to friends who had done Couch to 5k and wanted to join me on some of my regular runs. It makes me cringe now, looking back but there was a reason¬†behind it. Running for me is more than just getting fit. It is my headspace, my… Continue reading Running with others

Faith, Parenting

The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Dear beautiful, Congratulations! You have joined the prestigious, bleary eyed, milk stained, caffeine fuelled club that is motherhood. Firstly I want to tell you to enjoy these precious few moments as a brand new family. Ignore the phone, wave off visitors and bed down with your baby. Cherish each gurgle, each smile, each milestone. Hold… Continue reading The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Faith

No man is an island

No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. ~ John Dunne It always amuses me that God likes to speak to me on my morning run. It makes perfect sense when I think about it, as this is probably one of the… Continue reading No man is an island