Franglaise Mummy has changed a lot since I started this blog in February 2012, because I have changed a lot in that time too. I initially started this blog when we were trying for our second baby as I wanted to share the differences between parenting in France and the UK, and I wanted to document our children’s lives too.… Read more
I’ve talked about toxic friendships before, but I get asked all the time about what to do when it’s a toxic relationship with a family member. This is far more complex because, in general, you can’t just cut them out of your life. So you have to figure out a way to live with them in your life, without allowing them to hurt you or ruin your life.… Read more
If you don’t like change, and want to feel safe all the time, stop reading now. If you realise you have a comfort zone and are curious about what happens if you step outside of it, if you are a bit fed up with your life as it is and want something a bit better, read on.… Read more
In December I will have been a mum for 10 years, and over that decade I’ve spent a huge amount of time feeling like I’m failing as a parent. Partly because of the expectations I’ve set myself – the things I feel I ought to be doing. Partly because, you know, I didn’t go to Parenting University and I don’t have a degree in being a mum, so I’ve been learning on the job.… Read more
It sounds like a no-brainer: living the life YOU love. I mean, why would you live ANYTHING but the life YOU love? Yet so few of us are actually doing it. Most people are waiting.
Waiting for someone else to improve your life for you.
Waiting for circumstances to change before really living a life YOU love.… Read more
Can Woo-Woo Work for You?
Can positive thinking really have an effect on your life and the outcome of your actions?
Do your thoughts really influence what happens in your life?
Join me as I discuss this and share my personal experiences with the law of attraction and manifesting.
Now over to you – what are you going to make happen through Woo-Woo?!?… Read more
If you’re out of your 20s it’s a fairly safe bet that you and your friends rarely talk about sex anymore, except maybe drunkenly at 1am. You’ll joke about it loads with friends – male and female – but you won’t feel you can talk to anyone openly and honestly about it as you get older.… Read more
You know the way there is a traditional path of life that’s all laid out for us?
Birth > school > university > good job > marriage > mortgage > kids > retirement > death
Well what happens when you don’t want to take the Traditional Path of Life? I explore this subject in today’s Facebook Live Video.… Read more
You know the way you make decisions for your kids every day? And you don’t really think much about it? Bog standard decisions. What to have for dinner. What to do at the weekend. Where to go on holiday.
Did you know that sometimes those small decisions can have far-reaching consequences?… Read more
On 31st October last year my family and I moved from London to Mauritius, and I’m asked ALL the time how family life here compares to family life in London.
So rather than replying to everyone in individual messages I did a Facebook Live video sharing my experiences of the two.… Read more
How many hours have you spent dreaming about how much better your life would be if only you lived elsewhere? Your relationship would be incredible, your kids would be better behaved, you would be the advert-perfect wife and mum. Countless hours I’m guessing. Well I’m here to burst your bubble. I live in paradise and the grass isn’t greener here than in London.… Read more