Trying for Number Two (four)???

People often ask me when we are having our next one. Baby, that is. I usually respond, ‘Ummm I don’t know.’ And honestly, I don’t. I’m very conflicted about the idea of adding to our family. (Excuse the confusing title – technically speaking, I already have three: one birth daughter, one step-daughter, and a son….

How to get your Dream Job

  We all have a dream job. The job we’d do anything for. We dream of spending our life pursuing our deepest passions. Some of us dream of being a sports presenter, or a chocolatier, or perhaps a food critic. I know I do. But getting there seems impossible, right? There are a million reasons…

My Adoption Story: Part I

I started this blog to share my story – and that is what I am going to do now. I’ll be writing this series over the next several weeks, so stay tuned for more. Please feel free to ask questions and make comments. I may only hit the surface throughout these posts, so if you’d like to…

So The World Thinks American Women Are ‘Easy’?

I saw the advert below while riding the tube this morning.  It is Virgin Holidays‘ new approach to get Brits to visit Vegas: This is what Richard Branson (the Owner of the company) has to say about his ad – ‘As yet another clever (and very true) Las Vegas ad aimed at us Brits says: “Visit a…

When Human Trafficking Comes to your Door

A few weeks ago, after I dropped Kiean off at nursery, I was walking alone to the tube station when a burly man in a parka stopped me. He asked me if I’d like to make some money.  He offered me an opportunity for a photo shoot – He said it’d pay £80 per hour….

Living the Greatest Story Ever Told

‘Neither revolution nor reformation can ultimately change a society, rather you must tell a new powerful tale, one so persuasive that it sweeps away the old myths and becomes the preferred story, one so inclusive that it gathers all the bits of our past and our present into a coherent whole, one that even shines…

Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife: Don’t Judge Me

***I want to debunk this ideal people have for what a Pastor’s wife should look like.  So I thought it’d be fun to start a series called Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife; where I basically divulge to you some of the stupid, terrible things I’ve done in my past – that way I can set the bar…