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Mother’s Day Gifts and Hampers

I do enjoy Twinings Tea, and here is a selection of wonderful gifts and hampers for the deserving Mother on Mother’s Day… hint, hint! *10% off for new customers at Twinings – NEW10 – Click here* MUM’S ULTIMATE TREAT HAMPER … Continue reading

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My Top 3 Professional Goals for 2020

I wanted to write something inspirational and motivational today. This is our first day back at school after the Christmas holidays, and for many people it is also the first day back at work. I know a few people who … Continue reading

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Go Back to Work? But my Children need Me! #IWD19

“Mummy, you can’t go out to work,” my daughters cried in horror, “We need you!” So began a recent conversation with my children, aged 8 and 5, when I tentatively suggested that I might have to go out to work … Continue reading

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All We Have is Now

I am feeling a lot of emotion at the moment. You might have seen my previous blog post about the importance of precious memories, and perhaps you have followed my posts during the past few weeks as I experienced grief, … Continue reading

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Tall, Old Trees: a Lesson in Patience

Last week my husband and I had a whole twenty-four hours together, child free. It was amazing! Thank you, Mum, for taking our little darlings off our hands for a few days. We still had the dog, but he was … Continue reading

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Time to be Me

Today I can be me. Today I can step away from Mother and Wife, and I can be Catherine. Who is she? Who am I? A woman. A writer. A wife and mother. Someone who is still trying to find … Continue reading

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A Reiki Healing Crisis

I am currently experiencing a healing crisis. This happened following my work with reiki energy healing, and the guidance of my teacher and my fellow students. The crisis is very personal, and it basically came about because I had a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maternity Leavers by Soozi Baggs

I recently received a copy of Maternity Leavers from the author with a request to read and review it. This book would have been very useful to me about six years ago, when I was pregnant with my first child … Continue reading

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Time for Tea at the Tree of Imagination

Earlier this week I enjoyed an afternoon in the company of friends as we visited a newly discovered local attraction: The Tree of Imagination. It is situated in the village of Lower Peover, near to Knutsford in Cheshire, which is … Continue reading

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Why My Husband Won’t Take Holidays

The end of summer is upon us. Tomorrow, our eldest daughter returns to school, later in the week our younger daughter will return to preschool, and I can return to some form of regularity with my work. As a freelance … Continue reading

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