Udaipur – capitalising on tradition in the face of internationalism

We were in Udaipur during the kid’s Easter school break. Udaipur is the most beautiful city in India that I have seen so far. It is clean, uniformly built in a traditional fashion and this reflects in their architecture, artefacts, clothing and culture of the local people. As is seen in so much of North… Continue reading Udaipur – capitalising on tradition in the face of internationalism

My 8-year old is my role model: How parents can learn from their children

Article also published on elephant journal. Click here to read. http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/03/my-8-year-old-is-my-role-model-how-parents-can-learn-from-their-children/ Children are really our role models and not the other way around! I think I have waited to be a parent my whole life and have often found myself, quite unconsciously, over-prepared to be one. I’ve had many big and small ideas about what kind… Continue reading My 8-year old is my role model: How parents can learn from their children

The surprising connection with money and the relationship with our father

I recently attended a workshop with an attractive title: “Understand your relationship with the energy of money.” I was hoping for some insight into what was blocking me from living in greater abundance than I currently do, or to discover some secret that I wasn’t privy to. Imagine my surprise when, in the very first… Continue reading The surprising connection with money and the relationship with our father

Allow animals to be your child’s teacher and see life’s lessons unfold

To see a published version of this article on elephantjournal, click on http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/03/animals-are-the-teachers-children-need-to-see-lifes-lessons/   Every morning, when my daughter sits at the breakfast table, her eyes search the clear horizon outside our french windows. She is looking for our crow who turns up expectantly each morning, waiting for a morsel of egg yolk from her. The days… Continue reading Allow animals to be your child’s teacher and see life’s lessons unfold

Feminism – the power of the Goddess in me

Recently, I saw Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin’s video on the Indian Woman’s helpless plight. She got a lot of accolades for speaking up, for taking a stance on women’s rights and creating awareness using the performing arts, which is her forte. A few months ago, the same credits went to Deepika Padukone, who also released… Continue reading Feminism – the power of the Goddess in me