I often dream of a world where there’s always room. Where there’s always space to play.
Author Archives: Hilary
The dinosaur in my freezer: dealing with panic in a pandemic
Here’s some useful questions to ask yourself when you begin to feel fear frosting you over.
A Four Year Old’s Guide to Confidence
Isn’t it sad that by the time we are adults, many of us are better at dwelling on our imperfections than our potential?
Three chimps and a turtle: What’s your stress animal?
What’s your stress animal? And how can you tame it during this time of lockdown?
Cultivating courage: Becoming your own kind of brave
The women I see all around me are all kinds of brave. All kinds of strong. All kinds of courageous.
Hemmed in or spaced out? Could lockdown cure our FOMO?
while lockdown has hemmed us in, in many ways it has paradoxically also offered us space. Read on to find out how.
You are not an Octopus!!: the limitations of homeschooling, parenting and working from home.
‘I simply cannot be enthusiastic teacher, patient parent, happy housecleaner, caring counsellor, faithful friend, fitness fanatic, bonafide baker and insta-influencer ALL IN ONE DAY.’
A letter to my ten year old self
What advice would you give your younger self today? It might just change the way you think about your life.
Looking for Eden, Finding Home
On your search for Eden, try standing still for a moment. You might just find your little piece of heaven right where you are.
Hello from Northern Ireland, the land of beautiful coastlines, green fields, Tayto crisps, soda farls and potato bread! I’m Hilary, wife to Bill; mum of two precious girls; follower of Jesus; teacher; lover of books, coffee and all things chocolate. Who am I? A 30-something working mum … who spins too many plates and neverContinue reading “About me”