the art of not taking ourselves so seriously

Laughter indeed is the most excellent medicine. Last weekend we sat down as a family and introduced our children to the world of “Supercalifragilisticexpeallidocious”. One of the two was asleep before the curtain even raised, it had been a stressful week, but our first born’s eyes were like circle’s as he soaked in every song Read more about the art of not taking ourselves so seriously[…]

Nothing always leads to something

Disney’s latest offering “Christopher Robin” had me eating honey cake and cleaning the tears from my face with a napkin. A childhood tale of witty wisdom and heartfelt panorama’s, each character that tumbled out of the hundred acre wood had me smiling. This new release follows the story of a grown-up Christopher Robin and his Read more about Nothing always leads to something[…]

Choosing Empathy for Mothers; a movie review of tully

‘Your twenties are great, but then your thirties come around the corner like a garbage truck at 5:00 a.m.’ Marlo (Tully)   Last week I watched a movie that took me a week to recover. It was a Mothers Day escape with my dearest friend, and we ran away from our houses quicker than the Read more about Choosing Empathy for Mothers; a movie review of tully[…]

Choosing the battles we enter is in essence choosing empathy

The internet has not worked in our house for the last fifteen days, and the irritation is rising across our neighbourhood. I am sure I have heard my neighbours yelling a little louder, the kids across the road melting down and my internal patience pedometer is on fire. Little annoyances, framed by first world problems Read more about Choosing the battles we enter is in essence choosing empathy[…]