Her Life

Working on your passion

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I have a young adult fiction book coming out. Let’s just get that out of the way. But more than being just a publicity post, I am writing this for those who always had that niggling thing at the back of their heads – the thing they’ve always wanted to…

8 things you should never say to an angry woman

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Understanding women is not really that difficult. There are things women like and there are things that really annoy us. Generally speaking though, if you see a woman who is angry, there are certain things you should never say, mostly this is for your own safety. I would like to…

Why I like being a WAHM

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I don’t want to go back to full time work. There. I’ve said it. Now feminists can roll in their graves, or come back as zombies to eat my brain. But then again, isn’t being a work-at-home-mum (WAHM) a feminist thing to do anyway? I never thought I’d be the…

disordered eating

Overcoming my struggle with disordered eating

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I had a toxic relationship with food. A relationship so toxic that I was unwell because of it. Intensely personal and difficult to talk about. But I choose to speak up for those who don’t yet feel like they have a voice. For those who fear the stigma and judgement…

My black dog

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About 15 years ago I was walking home from school when a stray black dog started to follow me. He looked as though no one cared for him; mangy, unwashed and rather ugly. I tried to shoo him away but he persisted and followed me all the way home. I don’t…

The Aussie mums helping Syrian mums feed their children

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From June 19-25, 2016 thousands of Australians will survive on modest serves of rice, flour, lentils and sardines. No, it’s not a new fad diet, it’s Act for Peace’s Ration Challenge. These are exactly the same rations that Syrian families survive on every single week in refugee camps in Jordan….

A not so walk in the park

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Yes, it’s not a walk in the park. We wheel it. We’re a wheelie family. What is a wheelie family? For us, we have a special needs, wheelchair-assisted, not quite bound, child.  We are not your average family but we are family. Life has been trying. From the moment we…