Being a leader

  • Letting Go of Fear Based Parenting – Insight from a recent Caesarean Study

    25 September 2017

    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). 

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  • Feeding your family frugally (and with love)

    05 June 2017

    A little while ago I stumbled across an article via social media as you do. It was about feeding a large family and unfortunately it was all the bad news with no mention of any hints, tips, solutions – or reasonable healthy limits – a bit of an attention seeking piece.

    So…I decided to share with you about how we try to do things in our home.

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  • Leadership – it’s a triangle

    20 March 2017

    I found something I wrote last year when one of my sons was attending an Annual Leadership Conference day with his year 7 school class. It got me thinking about leadership.

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  • Leading the way, to wonder, hope and kindness

    14 November 2016

    From Kylie Walls_BannerOn any given fortnight, almost 3000 mums around the country are supported, encouraged and inspired by a MOPS group. At MOPS those mums can be honest with one another about the hard week they’re having, complete something as simple as a conversation without being interrupted, and learn something about themselves, their partner and their kids.

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  • Thank you, MOPS leaders

    31 October 2016

    MOPS in Australia has some seriously fabulous leaders in its ranks. MOPS groups thrive and women have their socks blessed right off because dedicated MOPS leaders do what they do with excellence, passion and commitment.

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  • The Art of Delegation

    13 June 2016

    imagesEvery family is known for something. Some for their academic achievements, some for their sporting prowess, others for their creativity, compassion, generosity etc. My family were known for being hardworking and self-sufficient.

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  • The Girl In The Mirror

    29 February 2016

    4754-a-young-woman-looking-at-herself-in-the-mirror-pvWhen you look in the mirror… what do you see?

    Do you say to yourself… Hmmm I can see a leader.

    I suspect maybe not.

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  • Reflecting on 2015

    07 December 2015

    The end of a year is always a good time to reflect. To reflect on what has been done, what has been achieved, where we have travelled, what is new, and what has stayed the same.

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  • MOPS Australia Awards 2015

    16 November 2015

    Are you a leader?

    Before you quickly answer ‘no’ and move onto read something else, let me suggest to you that as an adult who chooses to get out of bed in the morning, you are a leader! How do I know? Because each one of us is being watched by at least one other person. What we do and say influences that other person. If we are an influencer, we are in fact a leader. Maybe not the leader of an army, maybe not from the platform, from the head of a department, or even the one people see as a leader, but when you choose to put your feet to the floor in the morning, you put yourself in a position of influence. You are immediately available to lead.

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  • Saying “Yes”

    26 October 2015

    Tired of always saying “no” to your kids? Why not look for ways to say “yes”?

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