Stop with the Shoulds!

Stop with the shoulds - Love the Life You Live!

When you’re a mum “should” is a word that is all too frequently used. There is always so much you “should” be doing that you either spend your time doing what you “should” do, instead of what you want to do, or you go with your heart and feel bad about your list of “shoulds” […]

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The Best Mistake I Ever Made

The best mistake I ever made (and it's not about my baby!) - Love the Life You Live!

I love the reframe of this. I don’t believe in wrong decisions or failures, so I love looking at what “went wrong” and seeing what I learnt from it. And that’s what my best mistake was. A big lesson for me. I’m going to take you back in time. To 2006. I was 30 years […]

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Homeschooling: why and how we are doing it

Homeschooling: why and how we are doing it - Love the Life You Live!

Homeschooling is such a controversial subject and until very recently one that I wasn’t particularly interested in. That is until we decided to pull 11 year old Léna out of secondary school to homeschool her. I’ve mentioned it a couple of times on social media and soooooo many people have asked me about it so […]


Burnout: how I got it and how I dealt with it

Burnout: How I got it & How I dealt with it - Love the Life You Live!

Most people don’t know that I have suffered from burnout. You see I don’t tend to share when things are going badly. I hole up, I lick my wounds, I work through it all in my head, confiding in one or two people close to me, and then I may, or may not, share about it […]

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Women Empowering Women – Whatever Happened to Sisterhood?

Women empowering women - - Love the Life You Live!

Is it just me or has the idea of Sisterhood and women empowering women gone down the toilet? I was brought up to believe that friends look after friends, and that sisters support each other. And in my world it really felt that way – I’m surrounded by some incredible “sisters” (real and otherwise) and […]

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Stop the thigh gap shame!

Stop the thigh gap shame - - Love the Life You Live!

When I was in my twenties I had a difficult break-up with a serious boyfriend and I lost loads of weight, yet even at my absolute skinniest, with my hip bones jutting out, I didn’t have a thigh gap. Young girls growing up now are being bombarded with online challenges to have skinnier thighs, narrower […]


Live For YOU & Don’t Care What Others Think

Live for YOU and don't care what others think - : Love the Life You Live!

How many moves, decisions, actions that you’ve taken in your life have come from trying to please others? Or fit in with “the right thing” to do? Or what Society says you “should” do? Probably a hell of a lot I’m guessing. Because it’s easier not to rock the boat. Believe me, it’s so much […]

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Digital Detox: Something Amazing Happened

Digital Detox - Love the Life you Live!

I am a recovering phone addict and so I force myself on frequent Digital Detoxes to keep my addiction under control. You see I need my phone, social media and the online world for my business BUT I know they are all harmful to me, my mental health and my relationship with my husband and […]


Is Your Dream Worth The Sacrifice?

A bit more than 2 years ago my little family and I moved from the UK to Mauritius. And I know lots of people thought “what lucky b*stards!”, but what most people don’t know is that this is a journey that Ben and I have been on since the end of 2003. So today I […]

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