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How you Quit Your Job, Be a Mom and Work Around the Kids!

Well it’s already spring 2017 and things are underway in the Steadman-Robert household. The girls are 2/3 way through the school year and their Spanish is coming on very well. Getting to know other moms has not been the easiest task however thanks to some birthday parties I’ve managed to get to know a few […]

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Finding a Laptop Lifestyle

Many moms I meet are doing work online now. They don’t feel the pressure of having to work for someone else and can create their life around the children. People underestimate the power of freedom and being able to work life around your family. Some of us plod on in jobs that make us unhappy, […]

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Why Kids Need Minimalism and probably You too..

I have been following Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist for a while now and his posts are always spot on for where I am at certain points in my life. Far from being the perfect minimalist our family have come a long way since decluttering our apartment of 5 years a couple of years ago. […]

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How to Avoid Stress by Trying to Control Everything – Adapt to Changes and No Regrets

As a parent pretty much most of what I do now is to spend more time with my children, yes I love helping people, yes I love writing and e-commerce but when it comes to my babies. Im totally up for fun with them. It goes by so quickly I don’t want them saying ‘You […]

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Going the Distance – How to move through change and adapt with ease

When you look back over your decisions do you see a pattern? I’ve taken time to look at mine recently and I’ve noticed that with most of them, it is always about moving forward (whilst enjoying the NOW of course) of making something better, improving, adapting and challenging my comfort zone and that of my […]

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So how do I plan to succeed in 2016 – FOCUS and SIMPLIFY

Goodness I do not know where the time goes! Well, I do actually, it’s called two young daughters with busy schedules! However I have been enjoying doing something different and spending a lot more time with my husband and children. I have also gained some amazing, wonderful new friends and learned a lot about Central […]

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How to follow your beach dreams and make it REAL!

If you had said to me 6 years ago I’d be married with two children, enjoying Caribbean Islands I would have laughed hard! However this has become my reality! From putting a picture of a Caribbean Sandals Resort on my 2008 visionboard to thinking about maybe getting married ONE DAY and doing that on a […]

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How to Stop Procrastinating and Making it Happen!

Yesterday after many months of ‘thinking about it’ I finally took my hubby for his birthday present which was a sunset dinner cruise on board a hundred year old Dutch Schooner (build one year before the Titanic actually) I stopped procrastinating and putting it off, I SCHEDULED it in, got the baby sitters sorted and […]

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How to Increase Those Positive Emotions ; 0

Well, well, well, it’s already Valentine’s Day and just yesterday it was Christmas. I do love these days where everyone makes an effort to genuinely be kind and loving to each other! Today is not an exception and Im not sure whether its down to commercialisation or a true spreading of ‘affection’ as I now […]

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How to get through those ‘When s**t happens moments!’

  As a mentor and write of ‘positive’ material, I always find it interesting how I react when the proverbial poo hits the fan. 4 years ago when we lost it big, I wrote the outline of a book that was finally published last year. This week all sorts of ‘negative’ (depending on your perception […]

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