Happy Mother's Day

All I want for Mother’s Day…

Well well well. It’s that time of the year again when Clueless Husbands maniacally search Google Land for the perfect Mother’s Day gifts. Fear not, CH’s. I’m here today to make your frantic search a little bit easier. You are most welcome! Feel free to bookmark this page now. Go…

It’s all about having fun and being fab!

And here we go! Her Collective 2.0! There’s something about hitting your 40s. It frees most of your 20s hangups, nudges you ever so wisely to apply the lessons in your 30s. And just enjoy life. I love this decade of my life. I feel healthier, fitter and sexier.=) Have…

43 lessons on my 43rd birthday

I celebrated my 43rd birthday a month ago. The day started with me running on an empty beach with my husband and getting the perfect “starfish jump” shot. Only took 20 million takes. And capped it by having a campfire BBQ where I may or may not have burned the…

Top 10 posts of 2015

Hasn’t the year gone by so quickly? Seems only yesterday when we launched this site! Almost nine months to the day. It’s like birthing a baby without the labour pains and the vaginal tearing and the mastitis and the… Okay I’m gonna stop right here. Try to get the mental…

What would you like in your Christmas stocking this year?

We threw that question to the community a few weeks back. And boy, did we get a lot of interesting answers! No surprises there when vouchers for massages, sleep-ins, mani-pedis, personal chefs, box of chocolates were mentioned. And we agree one thousand and one percent that Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Hemsworth, Daniel…

Teens, tweens and technology

Incidences of cyber bullying are down and parent-child online transparency is up. This was one of the findings of the research by Intel carried out annually to provide a gauge on the behaviour and opinions of young Aussies when they are online with regard to topics including social media usage,…

7 lessons I've learned whilst running my first marathon

7 lessons I learned whilst running my first marathon

Running a marathon is one of those things that sits on one’s bucket list. My life list also includes bungee jumping, seeing the aurora borealis, admiring the polar bears from a very safe distance and petting a unicorn. Last Sunday, I finally ticked “marathon running” off my list. It was…

class parent

Confessions of a first time class parent

So this year I volunteered to become a class parent. What have I done???!!! I have been a school mum for the last 15 years, give or take. My eldest son is now doing his Uni degree and my youngest child is now in Year 2. The middle boy is…