Being a woman

  • Marriage Journaling – a Guide to Getting Started

    02 October 2017

    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?

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  • 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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  • Is your glass half full?

    21 August 2017


    Do you struggle with seeing the good in life?  How do you answer the ‘is the glass half-full, or half-empty’ question?

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    17 July 2017


    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!

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  • Joy

    03 July 2017

    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.

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  • The burn and how I learnt to love it.

    26 June 2017

    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.

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  • Transitional Parents : 4 steps to overcoming generational family patterns

    19 June 2017

    No-one comes from a perfect family background but, for some, the words ‘dysfunctional home” is an all too accurate description of their past. Their parents and grandparents may not have been terrible people, but were likely ‘broken’ people.

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  • The Happy ‘Housewife’

    12 June 2017

    I was at the Sate Library in Sydney only recently and I spotted a greeting card that was shaped and styled like an old hard cover book with a plain red cover, and the title “The Happy Housewife” in simple text.

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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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  • Ripples of kindness

    29 May 2017

    Have you ever watched a mother encouraging her child to be kind? She might be encouraging her child to use kind words, show good manners, or be considerate in their actions, such as sharing or taking turns.

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