What is Weltschmerz and what does it have to do with you? Maybe you can relate to this. Continue reading “Take the Weltschmerz and grow”
Motherhood. I was in no way prepared for it. Not for the amount of love I would feel. Or how being responsible for meeting all the required needs of another human being would, at times, bring out the worst parts of me. I am conscious of the picture I present to the little one that follows me. Continue reading “The little one that follows me”
My dream was to become a mum. But when I became one, I struggled. Continue reading “Things I wish people had told me about becoming a mum”
Stuck at home? With your kids? Day after day after day?! SAME! And if you’re anything like me, your initial motivation to plan fun, enticing activities on the daily is waning. Continue reading “Backyard adventures”
We were created for relationship. For community. What people the world over are currently experiencing is not natural. But at this present moment in time, we have no choice but to accept our circumstances and, for the greater good, embrace them! The focus needs to be on staying connected while isolated.
Isolation – the process or fact of isolating or being isolated; without relation to other people or things; separately. Continue reading “Staying connected while isolated”
As Easter approaches, our world has entered an unsettled and, at times, fear-filled time. All around us events have been cancelled, our usual schedules are paused, and we are socially isolated and staying at home. Continue reading “Easter looks a little different this year”
Well, that escalated quickly! It is amazing how much our world has changed in recent weeks. We are surrounded by uncertainty. Planning seems impossible. It all feels out of control. How do we ‘fear less’ in the midst of this? Continue reading “How to fear less when it all feels out of control”
Over the past 7 years of motherhood, I like to believe I’ve adopted a combination of hands-on and hands-off parenting. I’m not a helicopter mum but also not a free-range mum. I’m somewhere in the middle. I set boundaries that allow me to sit back and relax. You might say I’ve found a creative way to be a little lazy in motherhood. And I’m okay with that. Besides, we all need little mummy hacks to make life easier so we can spend the time and energy on the things we enjoy! Continue reading “Mummy hacks”
My husband and I had our first child just one month shy of our first wedding anniversary. Boy, were we in for a shock as we began to navigate married life after kids! We attempted to go away to a beautiful resort to relax and celebrate but instead, we spent the whole time trying to get our unwell, non-sleeping one month old to stop crying and sleep… So romantic. Continue reading “Navigating married life after kids”
Are you a confident mum? Are any of us totally confident mums? Motherhood can make us feel like we are drowning and confidence is the boost we need to keep us afloat. I have found that being confident in myself has really helped me in my mothering journey.
But HOW do we become more confident? Continue reading “Become a confident mum”