Crisis Fatigue

I have Crisis Fatigue  So, what is this condition?  Well, it is not a real documented medical condition but has been discovered that it can cause stress, low motivation, depression, hopelessness, exhaustion, and mental overload. See my go at a dictionary definition below.  Noun  Being inundated with constant disasters… Continue Reading >

8 little known facts about S.R.E.D.

Similar to Adrenal fatigue or burnout, Stress related exhaustion disorder (S.R.E.D.) seems to be the latest emerging health crisis we are now facing after a global pandemic. As a Practitioner specialising in stress, anxiety disorders and Adrenal health, I am… Continue Reading >

Worried About Being Labelled A Bad Mum For Having PND? There’s No Need! | Heather Lindsay | Ep 112

Once you welcome home the arrival of your newborn there is a process of adjusting to your new life & establishing a new sense of normal. Whilst it is expected that parents will experience exhaustion, sleep-deprivation & general feelings of… Continue Reading >

Preventing Burnout as a Mum

By Francesca Pinzone, COO and Co-Founder at Umbo Burnout, exhaustion, emotional extremes, feeling like you’re not coping or not good enough. I think these are all feelings and processes we go through as Mums.  It’s like an additional delivery to… Continue Reading >

What is right and what is helpful?

“Honey, how much formula is bub having at the moment again?” “OH seriously, I told you yesterday how much formula he is having” Before becoming a dad my memory has always been one of my strengths, something that has been… Continue Reading >

You know you’re a Mum when… part 2

Being a parent of a new baby can quickly sap your strength and keep you wandering aimlessly in a land of not-enough-sleep. No matter how calmly you try parenting will eventually produce bizarre behaviour If you’re a Mum here’s 10… Continue Reading >

You know you’re a Mum when…

As they say: don’t compare yourself to other mothers! Everyone’s losing it, some just hide it better than others… You can never describe how challenging (and rewarding of course) motherhood is. Something you would never change the world.. right?!? Well,… Continue Reading >

A Little About The Baby Blues

After the elation of welcoming your new little bub and bringing them home for the first time, it’s quite common for women to feel more than a little anxious. Uncertainty about doing everything the right way in tandem with fatigue,… Continue Reading >

Your Baby Just Needs You

Having a baby is life changing. The overwhelming amount of love, the sleep deprivation, the good, the bad and the ugly amount of information all mixed in with the gut wrenching self-doubt. When I had my first baby, I experienced… Continue Reading >

Speak Up

I’m a capable woman, organised, driven and a fast learner so being a mum should just be a breeze……Well that’s what I thought.  That was until someone with 10 little fingers, 10 little toes and a little button nose came… Continue Reading >