Why I have no plans to KonMari my life

All around me I keep seeing references to KonMari.  The de-cluttering book that will change your life. If you don’t love it, if it doesn’t…

How has money impacted my relationship?

Money.  It’s a taboo subject right?  How much you have, how much you spend, how much you earn.  They’re all questions that are met with…

To My Firstborn: The weight of expectation on your shoulders

To my firstborn, You are the one who made me a mother. The one who has borne the brunt of the mistakes I have made…

My dad may be gone, but he lives on in us

Days after I found out I was pregnant with my eldest I received a phone call from my mum whilst I was at work. My…

Clothes can always be washed, but the memories last a lifetime

I’d say I am pretty easy going as a mum. Sure there are moments when I shout, mainly when their fighting reaches epic proportions.  And…

But mummy when are we going to our real home?

Recently my five year old has been asking a lot of questions about where we live.  Questioning where we lived before our new house, and…

The Ritz Carlton Doha serves up a perfect Friday in Qatar

My son still talks about room 1007.  Sounds a little bit ominous doesn’t it?  But no, that in fact was our room number when we…