How is it possibly already February? The summer holidays seemed to stretch on forever and now all of a sudden school is back and the year is speeding away at bullet train pace. I’ve never experienced the back-to-school vibes before but my eldest started school this year and all of a sudden I find myself catapulted into the world of school drop-offs and pick-ups, lunches, play dates and birthday parties. To be honest, it’s a little overwhelming! Not so much the routine of school but just routine in general. And with the year thundering away there is a part of me that is slightly dreading the seemingly infinite routine ahead. School is 13 years right? For ONE child? I feel like I’m still running behind everyone at the back of race track, struggling to get my breath and we are only just off the starting blocks!Read More
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Is anyone else slightly perturbed that it's already the end of January? Did we not just pack up the Christmas tree? Was it not only yesterday that we started with ambitious goals and aspiration for a better year? A new you? A healthier body, a closer family, a wiser consumer a more centred-self? Are you on your way? Or are you still like me - running out the door with a processed snack in hand, an unattainable list of jobs to complete, kids half dressed, dreaming of your next getaway?Read More
I'm making a real effort this year to take a "no harm" approach to my consumer choices. It sounds hard, and sometimes it is. But what I'm learning along this journey is that so much of my consumer behaviours come down to habit - and changing those habits is really the hardest thing.Read More
It's that time of year. For lots of us, the post-Christmas, I've-eaten-too-much, spent-too-much, *fill-in-the-blank*-too-much blues set in and we're inspired to set ourselves goals to live to loftier standards next year. Maybe not even lofty, but at least admirable.Read More