What do you think of when you hear the date December 26th? Perhaps it’s Boxing Day and you’re out hitting the sales. Or maybe you think of it as recovery day. You know, that day when you know you’ve survived Christmas and now it’s time to stay in bed, preferably with the covers pulled over your head. It’s the day you eat the Christmas leftovers and wonder how your children are already bored with their new toys. Magical may not be the word that comes to mind. Continue reading “The 12 day birthday party”
Christmas! – the most wonderful time of the year. The presents, the tinsel, the lights and the food! As children we spend all year waiting for it! As adults we spend all year saving for it 😉. Continue reading “8 ways to get the most out of this Christmas.”
Earlier this year, I saw “Wonder Woman” at the cinema. I had never read the comics or seen any of the earlier TV shows or movies, so I had nothing with which to compare it. I was inspired … to be wonderful! Continue reading “Wonder Women”
Two years ago when I was a MOPS Mentor I gave a talk at my MOPS group on the over-done topic of self care, but it had a little bit of a twist to it. Continue reading “You’ve got this, Mum!”
Remember the last thing your husband said that made you laugh? Or what you dreamed about on your honeymoon? Or an adventure you went on together, where things didn’t go as planned but you had a good time any way?
Continue reading “Marriage Journaling – a Guide to Getting Started”
This week controversial headlines have flashed across my newsfeed on more than one occasion announcing that a study at Melbourne University has found that children born via caesarean section perform worse than those born via vaginal birth (1). Continue reading “Letting Go of Fear Based Parenting – Insight from a recent Caesarean Study”
Do you struggle with seeing the good in life? How do you answer the ‘is the glass half-full, or half-empty’ question? Continue reading “Is your glass half full?”
I’m sure you know what it is like to crave chocolate, or something equally as tasty and perhaps equally as high in fat and sugar!
What is behind those cravings? Perhaps we just like the taste. Doh! Continue reading “CHOCOLATHERAPY”
There is a lot of talk around society today about how being a mum is hard; the sacrifices of our body, our time, and our dreams. However, as my children are starting to grow from newborns to independent little souls that are wilful and wonderful (all at the same time!) I have been reflecting on what it means to find joy as a mum. Continue reading “Joy”
What had sounded like a fun date together during our blossoming romance ended in tears (mine) and bewilderment (his).
“I never want to do that again!” I said, with more drama than a room full of five-year-olds in Elsa costumes. Continue reading “The burn and how I learnt to love it.”