Hooray for all the Mother’s in our lives!

We celebrate you and all the grandmothers, godmothers, stepmothers, mothers-in-law, aunts, wives, partners, sisters, friends, fellow mums and women who love with a mother’s heart.

Being a Mum is the noblest and greatest work that a woman can do there is no doubt.

In our Special Mother’s Day edition, we provide some inspiration to help celebrate this special day as we salute you and all the working mothers, single mothers and any mother who has had mum guilt.

We also have included a list of recipes and helpful ideas you can share with the family – just to give them that gentle nudge (wink wink.

Wishing you a beautiful Mother’s Day in advance. 

My Mother is My Hero

My mother’s ability to be such a light pulls me through the range of emotions that I was feeling and still feel to this day. But what I do know, is that this is a battle that we are in together. I don’t think that my passion for health and wellness along with her contagious positivity will pull her into a full recovery. I know that it will.

So happy Mother’s Day to all of the strong mothers out there who have overcome hardships and are still putting their best foot forward. You are loved, you are worthy of thriving, and you deserve pure joy on your Mother’s Day.


5 Top Tips How to Make Her Feel Special on Mother’s Day

It might surprise you that you won’t have to do and spend a lot to make your mum feel special on Mother’s Day. The best way to make her feel special is to give her a break from the things she does daily.


LOVE IS… A Mother

Perhaps the most profound side-effect of becoming a mother is that of gaining a hugely enlarged understanding of the breadth and depth of what ‘loving’ someone really can mean. It’s a new, compassionate, feminine wisdom that more deeply appreciates what lack of love means, how miraculous a baby truly is, how spectacular every child is — and even how precious every unborn baby is.


20 Questions to Ask your Mum this Mother’s Day

A fun and meaningful way to spend time with your mum is to interview her.

Taking an opportunity to have a deep conversation about her experiences, insights and perspectives is something we rarely do, but can help you feel closer.


Mother – The Keeper of the Home

The role of a mother often see’s her own needs pushed to the side until all is done and everything is quiet. Ignoring these needs can make Mothers feel unbalanced and tired.

In general, sleep and exercise are top of the pops when it comes to prioritizing self care, closely followed by diet. But there are also other needs that are just as important.


Recognising all Mothers this Mother’s Day

We believe that anyone willing to take on the care of another’s child deserves our appreciation and recognition! Step and blended families start off as strangers with no history or shared anything, however with care, patience, persistence, love and lots of time they can go on to build strong, supportive relationships.


Mother and Child Meal Prepping Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and there’s no better way to spend it than making a meal with your kids and learning something new. You’ll be able to have fun and be productive at the same time. Cooking can teach kids important skills like how yeast works, how to measure fractions, and improve their reading comprehension.


Single Mothers on Mother’s Day

To all my fellow single mothers – Here’s to YOU. Happy Mother’s Day. Know that you are not alone. I see you, and I salute you. And hey, maybe we can zoom or do a Facebook “party”!


Surviving Mother’s Day without the kids

Mother’s Day: breakfast in bed, handmade cards and lots of cuddles – that one day your children make you the most important person in the world for a few minutes! A special morning for many mothers, but what about the mothers who don’t get to see their children on Monday’s Day? How do they get through the day with all the Facebook posts from others? Is this still Mother’s Day for them?


To my Daughter, with Love

Mother’s Day: breakfast in bed, handmade cards and lots of cuddles – that one day your children make you the most important person in the world for a few minutes! A special morning for many mothers, but what about the mothers who don’t get to see their children on Monday’s Day? How do they get through the day with all the Facebook posts from others? Is this still Mother’s Day for them?


Mother’s Day from Across the Waves

When I moved to Australia, I knew that I wouldn’t be able to see my family as much as I would have liked. But we always had a plan in place. Either I was going back to England or my parents were coming here. Plans might be a year apart, but there was always a date to focus on and events planned. It made all our visits more purposeful and meaningful.


4 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day with Fitness and Wellbeing

Where would we be without our Mums? They’ve been there for us through life’s ups and downs, seen every milestone, provided advice when we needed it and done it all without ever having to be asked. How lucky are we that we get to celebrate them on Sunday 9th May this Mothers Day?


Surviving Mother’s Day Without Your Mum

Surviving Mother’s Day when you no longer have your mum can be one of life’s toughest experiences.

What was once a beautiful day for togetherness and celebration often becomes the very opposite: no public display of love, cards and flowers. It can be confusing and upsetting and can reopen the wounds of loss.


Mother’s Deserve More Than Basic Hygiene for Self Care

Self-care is all the rage on social media but for most Mothers, taking time for self-care, other than hopping in the shower and washing her hair – often seems unattainable. When does she have a chance to go to the toilet in peace, let alone have a massage or read a book uninterrupted? Why does she feel like she doesn’t deserve more than a mere shower to look after herself?


Two Hours is All She Needs

Celebrate mum this mother’s day by leaving her alone !!!

Two hours without interruptions, cleaning, cooking, answering questions, washing, listening to kids screaming, emails, text or other distractions.


Our favourite & fun self-care ideas for the whole family this Mother’s Day

Mums are renowned for multi-tasking and for putting others first – whether it be the family, work or other commitments. But you know what happens when we’re constantly trying to multitask? Our self-care drops off.


Self-care is not a luxury – it can prevent burnout

We all need quiet in our lives for our mental health and well being.

By taking some quiet time out it will help you to establish calm and wellness in your life.

All the following activities will support you to find calm in your life.



5 tips to make self-care part of your day

Too often I work with people who are feeling tired stressed and overwhelmed and like they just can’t do it anymore. Once we start to peel away the onion layers and get to the core, which is ultimately self, we quickly discover that self is hidden beneath way too much.


Self Care for Mums

Self-care was tricky to fit in before having kids, but as a mum of a 9 month old I know how hard it is to look after yourself as a mum.  When I was pregnant, I promised myself that I would role model self care for my little girl, so that she grew up into a woman who also took care of herself.  Well, the reality of motherhood hit me harder than I imagined and I must say, I haven’t been so good with self care lately.






Gluten Free Breakfast Bread



Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes





Pumpkin Pancakes



Lemon and Poppy Seed Bars




Oats and Berry Acai





Buckwheat Pancakes with Apple Cinnamon Butter




Gluten Free Scones



Quinoa Berry Bircher




Low Carb Cheesy Cauliflower Bread




Coconut and Raspberry Muffins




Tangy Fruit Salad with Cashew Nut Cream





Camomile Porridge with Red Wine Poached Prunes




Macadamia Milk Porridge