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 [...]

Life is like Coffee!

August 15, 2012

 

I found this clip this morning and loved it so much I had to post it in my blog. My girls are in their Spanish class right now but I have decided to share it with them this afternoon and get their thoughts around it.

My hope is that when they are older they realize that it’s not about the type of car they drive or the size of the house they live in, it’s not about the designer clothes or flashy jewelry. Instead I hope they realize life is about friendship, love, peace, laughter, compassion, freedom and appreciating the beauty of nature.

 

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