Spring time essentials

Springtime is a beautiful season. I love decluttering my home and having my creative juices flowing with ways to add new life and color to our home. My husband and I have a running joke that if you don’t move, you will get painted, dusted and scrubbed. I love renovating, restoring and redesigning our space.…

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Media Detox: Day 19,20,21

Jetlag has me up at 4:20am, as I write this catch-up post on the last three days of our family Media Detox. Although we had to finish off this Detox in separate continents, it was still a fulfilling sense of accomplishment to start something and finish off well. The last three days were easy for…

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Media Detox Day 15: Myth- “I am not that creative”

I believe that everyone is born creative. To create is the ability to bring something into existence. Something that expresses authenticity and uniqueness. Since we are all so unique and one of a kind, my expression of creativity may differ from another. It’s is love, freedom and rest that will unlock that creativity. We took…

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Media Detox Day 13 and 14: Perseverance

It’s the weekend and it’s the toughest time  doing without our family movie times and kids unwinding by playing games. I am reminded of the point in any exercise routine when your muscles appear to be pleading for mercy and it burns so much that you don’t know whether to laugh or cry (I usually…

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Media Detox Day 9 and 10: Orientation

I am reading a book by Dr. Neufeld called “Hold on to your kids”, in which he encourages parents to show up and be present in the lives of their children. Dr Neufeld highlights how attachment with our kids and staying close provides the context and foundation for parenting. I agree with this entirely, however…

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