Our Journey

Our Journey

I’ve always found inspiration in the developing world where the pace is slow and the people have so little. Usually it’s the strength and resilience in the women that I admire the most. However on a recent trip to Central America I have been changed forever by a group of children – many of them teenagers!! In fact the most respectful, thoughtful , smart, gentle and happy teens I’ve ever come across. Not a lick of attitude amongst them! “Who are their parents?” you ask. No parents, just an amazing organization and a lot of love and structure. As many of you know each summer [...]

Why I created HipMum

Why I created HipMum

I believe women in general are extraordinary, but mothers (not to blow my own trumpet) never cease to amaze me. As the proud mother of four incredible little people (ages 11,9,6, and 4) I understand the meaning of selflessness. Like most families, there is never a dull moment in our house. I’m constantly wishing I had more time to spend with each child and more time to myself. And I wish my bathroom felt less like a highway! Regardless of whether we’ve chosen to work from home, climb the corporate ladder, start a business or stay home with the kids – mothers are the busiest [...]

Together again

September 18, 2011

Our reunion with the kids from NPH felt like a beautiful home-coming. As I watched my girls bolt towards the kids and greet them with hugs and excitement I was overcome with emotion. To be together with the kids who inspired us to pack up our life and move to Nicaragua was wonderful. They were thrilled to see us again and to learn we were now living in San Juan del Sur.  The feeling was mutual. We spent the afternoon swimming and catching crabs feeling very much at home in our new home.

 

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