Parenting Teens Is Goddam Exhausting

Parenting Teens Is Goddam Exhausting

Yes I know it is one of the most rewarding jobs blah, blah, blah but I swear it is also one of the most challenging.  I vaguely remember a time when they just ate, slept, cried, smiled and pooped, which was then repeated many times daily.  Oh, now that I think about...
Would You Rather Be Right Or Happy?

Would You Rather Be Right Or Happy?

Growing up I drove my poor mum to distraction with always having to have the last word.  On more than one occasion she looked like she was gonna explode while shouting, ‘Amanda, why do you always have to have the final say?’  To be honest I am not sure if...
We Were Born To Be Real, Not Perfect

We Were Born To Be Real, Not Perfect

Some people make the mistake that I have my life sorted because I am a coach and what was even worse was that I thought I had to keep up that pretence for the exact same reason. In my own head I decided that if I showed that I have days when I am not feeling so...
It Has Been A While……..

It Has Been A While……..

First and foremost my apologies for a lack of blogs this past while but those of you who follow me on social media know I was having internet problems which caused lots of bother and high blood pressure.  All seems to be fixed now…….hopefully. Before my...
Love Is All Around

Love Is All Around

Today is considered to be thee most romantic day of the year – the shops are coming down with chocolates, teddy bears, cards and overpriced roses. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for hearts and flowers but I just don’t like to get sucked into the...