mum stuff

Stuff no one told me about having kids

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Before I had children, so many people told me that it is simply impossible to prepare yourself for parenthood. You can think you know what parenting will be, you can read all the websites, all the books, watch all the videos, attend all the seminars, but you still will have…

The running mums of Australia

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They’re mothers. They’re running. They are the running mothers of Australia. Running Mums Australia aims to encourage, equip and empower women in their running journey. The site was created to share achievements, events and exchange information about running, fitness and nutrition. It has grown so much over the years and…

The fog of motherhood

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We’ve all heard the expression, The Fog of War. The lack of clarity replaced by chaos, uncertainty in our own capabilities when you’re right in the middle of it. Sound familiar? We should re-appropriate that term for motherhood. The Fog of Motherhood. Now I’m being deliberate in saying “Motherhood” and…

Review: Sunday style with Adrift

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Sundays for me are all about slow starts, lazy schedules and spending quality time with my beautiful family. Saturdays are always jam-packed with kids’ sports and birthday parties, so it’s nice to have one day of the week when we can all take a breath and just ‘be’. We often take the…

The idiot's guide to Mother's Day

The idiot’s guide to Mother’s Day

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You know how men are from Mars and women are from Venus? Same species but totally different levels of evolution and brain functions. It goes without saying that we are the higher mortals. Because BABIES and CHILDBIRTH. And so when that very special occasion called Mother’s Day comes around, men…