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#EarlyBird Challenge

Ever since we lost Georgie my emotions have been all over the place. I have days when I am doing well but I have days when all I want to do is pull the covers over my head and hide in bed all day.

The latter option is not really a viable choice since I have Emma who needs to get up, dressed, fed and into school before 8.45 every week morning.

So I have had to come up with incentives and things that make getting out of bed each morning a bit easier.

Here is some things that are working for me at the moment:

1. Choosing what to wear from the night before and always going for bright colours when possible!

10311121_1530845587149471_1112397206_n2. Going for a treat-size breakfast once in a while

10707171_1558942527662127_998924835_n3. On grumpy mornings, choose favourite flavoured coffees or teas that entice and awaken my senses

923815_716446421783620_1861944923_n4. Get myself motivated and ready to face the day with an inspirational quote that reminds me that life is beautiful and worth living

10727571_981784798503889_1737738822_n5. Have fun preparing Emma’s lunch box (this week’s theme has been Halloween, obviously!)

10724132_826857210679296_465509999_n6. Set myself a walking challenge once Emma is in school and capture the beauty of the day/place in pictures.

10706865_374412919376205_1897132389_n7. Once in a while, do something spontaneous like driving up to the top of the hill on a sunny morning just to take pictures and enjoy the view

DSC_0610 8. Take time and enjoy each other’s company at the weekend

DSC_05899. Learn to appreciate the beauty of small but significant things, like a sunny and bright morning

DSC_062210. Learn to see beauty in everything, even in the ordinary and in the “weeds” of life.

DSC_0592This blog post has been encouraged by the #EarlybirdChallenge Campaign, organised by the FreeOfficeFinder, that encourages people to reclaim their time and make the most of every minute of the day.

Seize the day, enjoy every moment, life is precious!

This entry was posted in: Parenting


Mum of one beautiful girl on earth and one sweet baby boy in heaven. Daughter of a wonderful woman. Wife of a very entrepreneurial man.


  1. Hi Oana. I work with a baby and toddler clothing brand, would you be interested in a collaboration please? Drop me an email if so, many thanks!

  2. ionelaangelo says

    1. Culorile dulci, luminoase te prind foarte bine!!!
    2. Cu ciuperci si rosii prajite la tigaie grill ne trateaza si pe noi al meu sot, din cand in cand. E foarte gustos.🙂
    Sa ai un weekend frumos!🙂

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