Why You Need Something to Look Forward To

Every month, I look forward to a certain night. This special night always involves some conversation, a lot of driving, and plenty of noise. It's a night that means a lot to me, because it brings me back to the days when I first met my husband. Yesterday, I almost passed up the chance for that … [Read more...]

It’s OK to Make Mistakes

I came across the following quote the other day, which got me thinking: "Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn't mean they have to pay for them for the rest of their life. Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they're bad... it means they're human!" We've all been … [Read more...]

Why We Need to Have Dreams and Goals

I spoke to a young man yesterday who inspired me, to say the least. He stood in front of a group of people, talking about his life plan for the next 6 months. It was a well-thought out plan, which demonstrated why dreams and goals are so important to our future. Photo Credit: graur razvan … [Read more...]

You’ll Never Know Until You Try

When I think back to my high school days, my memories probably fall outside the norm. For me, high school wasn't about the friendships I made, or the transition from childhood into adulthood. Instead, it was about the life lessons I learned within those walls. When I was in my graduating year of … [Read more...]

Everything Happens for a Reason

Negative experiences in our life can make us question whether the right outcome was achieved. When life doesn't go as planned, we end up being filled with regret and seek to find closure within ourselves. But what we don't realise is, maybe the outcome was for the best. Sometimes when you're … [Read more...]

Is There Ever a ‘Right’ Decision?

Every day, we are forced to make decisions. Some, more thought-provoking than others. But every single decision has an element of uncertainty because we never truly know if we're making the 'right' one. As a mother of three, I try my best to do what's 'right' for my children. Every decision I … [Read more...]

Moving Forward

Sometimes when we think back to our past, we can't help but be filled with regret. There are some things we wish didn't happen, some things we wish we could change, and even some things we are ashamed of. But the importance of moving forward lies in knowing that these things are not always within … [Read more...]

Looking to the Future

In life, when we are confronted with repetition, it is often difficult to find the purpose in things. The tedious nature of our day-to-day activities, makes us question the significance of what we are doing and as to whether we should be doing them at all. For the past two weeks, my husband and … [Read more...]

Hopes and Fears

Often when we look to the future, we not only feel the excitement but also the fear. The mystery of what is to come can leave us anxious as to whether we're capable to withstand what is about to be bestowed upon us. Today I am 37 weeks pregnant with my third daughter and I am so excited about the … [Read more...]

Let There Be Hope

Even the most positive of people can have days where they question where they are in life and why their life can't be better. Just like anyone else, our family has experienced day-to-day struggles and wondered: "How could this happen to us?" When you're going through a difficult phase in your … [Read more...]