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Gratitude….it’s the best attitude…..

We are happy as pigs in mud!!!!

We are happy as pigs in mud!!!!

Now I try to be happy as often as possible, but as we know, real life happens and our happiness stores can literally get drained. The other day, I was having a particularly, great day, I was as happy as a pig in mud…… Everything just felt good. I thought to myself “why do I feel so good???” Had I found a new wonder drug??? Had I received a raise at work??  Had our teenagers cleaned the house?????? NO, none of the above……But I did find my answer…I was having “Grateful day”:  It made me realize how feeling grateful literally boosted my mood.  It was as if taking stock and taking a moment to smell the roses had slapped me in the face and said “You are one lucky lady.”

“Why are you so grateful?” I hear you ask me. Continue reading

Parenting……hardest job on earth!

Oh mum, do we have to go home now????

Oh mum, do we have to go home now???

Were your parents perfect? Did they always say and do the right thing? Were they always there for you? Did they understand you through every stage of your life? Was there never a harsh word said between you? Did they always let you do
everything you wanted? Was there never a time when you were grumpy with them? Was every choice they made for you wonderful?  If you answer yes to all of these questions, then may I suggest that you are a very rare person? Continue reading