Being a woman

  • The 12 day birthday party

    11 December 2017

    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.

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  • 8 ways to get the most out of this Christmas.

    20 November 2017

    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 😉.

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  • Wonder Women

    13 November 2017

    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!

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  • You’ve got this, Mum!

    30 October 2017

    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.

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  • 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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