Let my child fall

We have recently moved from Sydney to Waiheke Island, New Zealand with our three young children. We now live in a place where children are encouraged to explore their physical boundaries. Risks are accepted, embraced, but with boundaries. I recall the specific moment last year where I became really excited…

self-care

An Oxygen Mask… a luxury or an essential?

Making time to care for your own needs as a mother can be very challenging. By the time you’ve met the needs of children, husband, work, household, extended family, school etc. there seems to be no time – or energy – left to nurture yourself. I am sure you’ve heard…

3 simple ways to keep family life organised

Life is one big juggling act right now. Three kids aged three to seven years old, school, homework, sport, a business to run. Oh, and we are selling our home. As the mother of three young children, one of the key things that keeps me sane in life is being…

me time

“Me Time” for mums is not a dirty word

I chose to become a mother … TRUE. I love my children … TRUE. My life has changed significantly since becoming a mother … TRUE. I must be a bad mother because sometimes I desperately crave time alone, just for me … FALSE. Before becoming a mother ‘Me Time’ had…