Akamba
Parenting

Akamba – A Day Out at the Jungle!

A Rare Occurrence On Saturday afternoon Nina went to the baby shower of one of our good friends. This meant she had some well deserved and long overdue time away from looking after the kids. More importantly she got a break from looking after me! When I’m left being solely responsible for Jack and Lucy …

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anxiety in children
Parenting

Anxiety in Children and Tips to Combat it

Anxiety in Children It can be difficult to recognise anxiety in children. The signs can often be dismissed as typical childhood behaviour. Not wanting to do things, having tantrums for apparently no reason, running away when you try to put their shoes on…………….sound familiar? Sometimes these things can indeed be typical behaviour of a child, …

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ikigai
Parenting

Ikigai and the Okinawa Lifestyle

It’s probably pretty disrespectful to the indigenous Okinawa people to use Ross from Friends as their poster boy. If there are any Okinawa people reading I apologise (also could you share this post please, Japan is a huge new market for me). Every time I hear or read the word ikigai I immediately think of …

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