Badass Mums

For centuries women have had to tackle the myths surrounding motherhood. From the Madonna figure sacrificing everything for the child to the dutiful housewife juggling chores, mothers have always been expected to put themselves last. But in 2019 it’s about… Continue Reading >

Why I’m happy to be a single mum this Mother’s Day

When I think of Mother’s Day, I think of relaxation, of brekkie in bed, of gifts and of enjoying all the best bit of my kids. Yet, as a single mum life has shifted, and Mother’s Day, like many other… Continue Reading >

5 Tips for getting ready on time for school

The kids have gone back to school and so the morning struggle to get out of the door on time has once again begun. So I have drawn on what worked in his kindergarten years as well as advice given… Continue Reading >

Laura Geitz, Aussie athlete and mum talks about sleep and fitness regime postpartum

Like any new parent, former Australian netball captain Laura Geitz struggled to find the time to remain active around her son Barney’s schedule. Returning to work and fitness is possible following childbirth but is still a challenge, even for an elite… Continue Reading >

10 fun Christmas traditions to enjoy with your kids

The magic of Christmas is truly here and no doubt you began to love it even more since you become a parent for the first time, it really does come alive in children. It’s easy to get caught up in… Continue Reading >

Mum Guilt: We’ve all been there.

As a parent you’re often reminded of the recommendation where an emergency situation requires that you  put the theoretical oxygen mask on your own theoretical face before administering it to the other theoretical person involved. Theoretically. However, as is so… Continue Reading >

Time to Let Go!

With holidays now over and school and child care happening, many parents have to face that phase of getting their children comfortable with the idea of returning to school.  For many children, particularly those who are just starting child care,… Continue Reading >

What I understand about motherhood the second time around

It’s now my second time having a baby. The first time was such a life-changing experience, I ended up writing a book about it.  At the time I had a great professional role and really valued my independence. (Yes, I… Continue Reading >

Motherhood Muddle

Motherhood has changed me. I now have two little people who rely on me for everything, I’m more patient (although still a little yelly at times) and I have different priorities.  When I was pregnant for the first time. I… 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 >