Parenting

Just a mom?

You are more than just a mom. Those words actually make me wince. Today is International Women's Day and social media is all lit up with phrases like 'you are more than just a mom, you are a woman, you can rule the world'. Hashtags like #girlboss #bossbabe #girlpower and #thisgirlcan constantly remind us that we… Continue reading Just a mom?

Parenting

Why new moms need new expectations

Expectation. What a word. To some it can bring excitement, to others it can bring exhaustion. To one, it can bring fun and to another, it can bring fear. We all have expectation¬†in our lives, whether that is how we expect our day to pan out, or how we expect our careers to pan out,… Continue reading Why new moms need new expectations

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Back to school for a new season

Okay, so the children are FINALLY going back to school (YAY) but this mama's not willing to embrace the change all over again. The reason? My baby boy (yes I know he is four but still) is going to be joining his brother at school. ALL. DAY. So this should be an incentive right? Wrong.… Continue reading Back to school for a new season

Parenting

You make it possible

Wednesday is my favourite day of the week. Why? Because it is a downhill slide on your backside to the weekend! Anyone who is parenting one small person (or multiples if you are truly reckless like me) will know that when your other half walks through the door on a Friday you can finally relax… Continue reading You make it possible

Parenting

Motherhood is messy

It's the smile you paint on before entertaining, the clothes washing and meal cooking when energy is waning.  It's the school run dashes, the personality clashes, the waterproof mascara needed on lashes.  It's the changing of sheets in the middle of the night, it's the stroking of heads whispering it'll be alright. It's the bandage… Continue reading Motherhood is messy