When a good sleep extends all day


Sometimes lazy weekends are great and they allow people to refuel. I thought a nice ride or walk along the beach would be nice this weekend, but in the end, my daughter and I decided to stay indoors mostly and utilise our sunny yard! There are some weekends where things are overbooked and this is ... [ Read More ]

Five things I hate about mornings

Mornings can be tough for us all, however, your stage of life will depict issues effecting you; if you are just starting out, your main issue is yourself, but as you mature, you have more responsibility and this brings challenges! 1. I don’t know where I am! Maybe you are away from home or had a big ... [ Read More ]

Text others the way you would like


Sound familiar? A bit like: Do unto others… but just adapted for the current day! According to the International Telecommunications Union, nearly 200,000 texts a second are sent and this is why consideration needs to be taken when: 1. Sending a text: What should I text, when should I text, who ... [ Read More ]

Do not admit you are not having sex


Admitting you are not having sex immediately gives others power. Years ago it was embarrassing to be having sex, even for married couples, however, now it is considered abnormal if anyone, married or not, is not having sex. Times have changed and with sex and how society views it – and this goes ... [ Read More ]

Release control and you will sleep better


Control drives many of us and it is a hard thing to control! It is like we have to realise we want control and then realise how to let it go when necessary. If we can control how we can control our lives will become calm and at every level we will function better. Starting with the awareness and ... [ Read More ]

The quiet night time pondering


The things people do at night probably varies so much, but at some time in the night, even if it is only for a short time, many people would enter quiet night pondering. This is when thoughts take over and your time is spent thinking about whatever your mind thinks about and it is probably the ... [ Read More ]

Stay home with kids if you are tired


Ask a young mother what she does when she is feeling tired and I think even the question might be overwhelming. However, when we are tired and exhausted we have to look after ourselves and be sensible when making decisions of what to do and when. I remember when my daughter was young and I think at ... [ Read More ]

Do revitalising products really work?

I received an email a day ago from RIMMEL and it read: Wake up, Shaz and meet your new morning must-have! Our Wonder’Full Wake Me Up mascara is packed with vitamins and cucumber extract - a revitalising formula that will leave your eyes looking wide awake and energised (whatever time you went to ... [ Read More ]

How Idea Sex Will Make You a Fortune!


Now that I have your attention, I just read an really interesting article by James Altucher called “The Ultimate Guide for Becoming an Idea Machine”. You can read it HERE  - be warned it is a very longggg article but well worth reading until the end, James says, near the beginning, that it is Ok if ... [ Read More ]

Oh yes–a message from my boyfriend


You lie awake wondering why he hasn’t sent a message and whether you sent too many and what you should do and finally you hear that long awaited message noise and it’s your mobile provider texting you! Years ago, women sat by the  letter box or the phone on the wall and while the means has ... [ Read More ]

How long should a bed-time routine take?


In an ideal world, I would think as a productive parent, the ideal bedroom routine of teeth, cuddles and a nice chat would take fifteen or 20 minutes. After doing research this definitely varies, but I would say on average it takes about 35 minutes. The inclusions vary, for some this includes the ... [ Read More ]

5 things on the checklist before bed


A checklist before bed to cover your safety, cleanliness and power-saving needs and of course your loving needs. 1. Are the kids tucked in and are they safe from the toys around them? Check to make sure there are no lego pieces or small toy parts that little ones could pop into their mouths or nose! ... [ Read More ]