When life throws you a reminder … or three

When life throws you a reminder - Ever-changing Life of a MumThe last few days have been rather exhausting as my baby girl has been sick with a bad cold for most of the weekend which means we have both had very little sleep over the past few nights.

So as I dragged my feet towards my computer, I wondered what I might pull together for today’s blog post – my enthusiasm was there but my brain and body certainly were not.

And then I came across this post which I had written but shelved for some reason … a lack of time perhaps or maybe it just didn’t feel right at that moment.

But reading back over it this morning, it was exactly what I needed to hear. A reminder that time is too precious, that it’s ok to slow down and do what feels right at this moment.

So I thought I would share it with you  …

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One year ago…

One year ago Ever-changing Life of a MumOne year ago I made one of the biggest decisions of my life … and it has been the best decision I ever made.

One year ago I walked away from a hard-earned career … and I have never regretted it.

One year ago I recognised my stress, anxiety and tiredness … and decided to do something about it.

One year ago I chose my beautiful family over everything else … and the time I have spent with them is priceless.

One year ago I put my family’s happiness before everyone else … and I now only wish I had done so sooner.

One year ago six simple words changed my life forever … and I will be forever grateful to my daughter for showing me the way.

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The big decision

Six simple words changed my life forever.

“Mum, why aren’t you watching me?”

My youngest daughter’s head popped up from the side of the pool. I looked up from my phone, my fingers furiously typing out an email as I worked towards a solution to the latest ‘crisis’ at work.

My youngest daughter’s green eyes pleaded with me to watch her swimming lesson, her blonde hair dripping down her beautiful face.

I dropped my phone into my handbag and it was at that moment I made a decision to change my life for the better. Continue reading…