whoever you want to be…

Living in the moment

Living in the moment is not an easy thing to do. Especially if the moment you’re currently living in isn’t all that great, when it’s tempting to day dream about … Continue reading

May 29, 2013

Looking forward to a barbecue summer?

So we’ve had a lovely bank holiday and obviously we have a fantastic summer to look forward to. What? I can dream can’t I?! So we can’t guarantee the weather … Continue reading

May 29, 2013

Grabbing Gatsby

Unless you’ve been under a rock, or on another planet, you will have heard that the newest release of The Great Gatsby has just hit the cinemas. Leonardo di Caprio … Continue reading

May 28, 2013

Trying to cultivate some green fingers

I’ve always been interested in gardens – listening to Monty Don talking about pelargoniums and cotoneasters is lovely and soothing, as is watching coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show and … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Life, the Universe, and Oprah

Yesterday, I turned 42. I can’t believe it. 42 is a grown-up’s age. I am not a grown-up. I mean, I do grown-up things. I have a mortgage. And children. … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 9 Comments

Revisiting Anne

When I was a small child, I was an avid reader. I still am, I suppose. I read fewer books these days, because I am always getting distracted by compelling … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

What thriftiness means to me

I read an excellent article on the Politics of Thrift recently and it really resonated with me. When it comes to money, I’ve always been careful. As a kid, I … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

Nappy Ever After: Picture Book Reviews

Books are a big part of our lives here at Tweetie Towers so today, I thought I’d do a round up of picture books we love. We start with Jack … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 4 Comments

‘Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer and wish we didn’t’

Give yourself the space and time to make good decisions I don’t know who to attribute this quote to but used to have it on my wall when I was … Continue reading

May 21, 2013

The Balancing Act

Balance is something I talk a lot about in my work, probably because so many people that I counsel or coach feel out of balance in one or more spheres … Continue reading

May 19, 2013

Walk for women

Hello Bea, I’d like to share an idea with you. One hundred years ago thousands of women walked from all across Britain, starting from as far away as Lands End … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

What to do when toddlers fall for gendered marketing

So, it finally happened. There’d been hints of it before (indicating the Play Doh box: “this is for boys AND girls, mummy!”) but it was never outright until the other … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 9 Comments
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