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I’m a creator, an educator, a maker of fun and a geek!

I’m on a mission to help you organize your kids, your home and yourself so that you have ample time leftover to do the things you love. Whether that be hanging out with friends and family or working on your biz. Life with kids shouldn’t be all about picking up dirty socks, treading on Lego blocks and scraping dinner off the wall… again!
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I understand how difficult it is to squeeze everything in, and I have an uncanny knack for showing you how to break things down into do-able bite-sized chunks. With my no-BS attitude, I will guide you on how to set up systems in your home so that everything runs more smoothly for you and your family.
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I’m also a BIG believer that learning should be fun and that if kids fall in love with learning they will carry that with them and as you know, the most successful people in this world are big learners themselves. Even if you have a child who hates school, there is no reason why they can’t enjoy learning outside of school hours and if you have a self motivated book worm at home, then that is great but how can we help him/her further?
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Every child deserves an education and education starts at home.

So, how did I get here?

That, my friend, is a very long story involving a passion for travel, a job in the wilderness of Northern Japan, a cute bloke, a wedding in Cambodia with 5 priests, 9 nuns and 3 elephants, a baby boy, the discovery of Montessori, a new passion for blogging and —BOOM!— a bloody big earthquake.
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That would be the Great Tohoku Earthquake in March, 2011—the day that changed my life forever. I realized that life was too short and you never know when the next big BOOM might happen. It was time for me to make a change.
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From my blog, I had lots of requests for help with Montessori and setting up the home with kids in mind. As I started working on a program for the mamas needing help, I understood that the problems mamas face are actually a whole lot more wide-ranging than just setting up a reading nook or writing station.
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What busy mamas lack is time, and you lack it because you need help setting up your home to run efficiently, smoothly and easily. Having systems in place suddenly frees up that time so you can spend it with your kids: making things, creating, learning, playing, loving.
And, at long last, you’ll have time for yourself!
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Finally you’ll be able to do the things you’ve desperately been wanting to do. From putting your feet up with a nice glass of wine, having a night out with your girlfriends or just proper quality time with the family.
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When you work with me, you’re in great company. My clients are well-educated women from all four corners of the world. Some are taking a break whilst the kiddies are little, and others are doing the whole working-mama juggling act. All of them are passionate women who want the best for themselves and their families. They believe educating their child is important but they know they’re not quite rockin’ it as well as they could.

I’ve got three ways to help you, if you are looking for Montessori know-how, click HERE. If you need help to get your shit together and start living life as the amazing mama you are click HERE, or if you’re looking for some 1:1 work to help you get on the right track, give you a clear idea of what your goals are and the steps to move forward, click HERE

10 random facts to help you get to know me better…

1. Although I have lived abroad all but 2 years since graduating university, my language skills suck. I can ask for beer, the toilet and the train station in several languages and this has always served me well.
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2. I studied Electronic Imaging And Media Communications at university, it took almost 20 years for me to actually start using what I had learned and that’s because I set up my own business.
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3. I live in Japan but I don’t eat fish… yes, this can be a problem at times!
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4. I learned to ride a horse around the same time I learned to walk so I don’t remember learning to ride, it’s just something I’ve always been able to do.
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5. I love books, both reading and writing them. I dream of one day owning a house with a big circular library.
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6. One of my favourite things is to read stories to my son at bedtime, it doesn’t matter what kind of day we have head, bedtime story time is always the perfect way to finish the day.
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7. Although I am insanely creative and my brain rarely stops creating stuff, I’m also organized and so working in a cluttered environment drives me nuts.
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8. I once got locked in a bathroom in the hostel I was staying at in Ecuador, the hostel owner and two young guys who worked for him had to break down the door. I felt a right idiot standing there in bright red fluffy PJs!
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9. I was born a punk (ask my mom, I had a mohikan when I was born!) and I love punk music but I have no tats or piercings! I do have plenty of attitude though 😉
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10. I love all kinds of crafting from sewing to carving, the exceptions are knitting and origami – they were obviously invented to taunt me!
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I’d love to get to know you better and for you to join the jojoebi community, I’ll help you get organized, get motivated and get inspired so you can start doing the stuff you love.
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Here’s the first step – sign up for the MOC Playbook…

 

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It’s FREE!