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emotional eating

7 ways to stop emotional eating


Emotional eating is a fact of life these days. Our bodies have become too familiar with the abundance of yummy foods, and most of us have lost the ability to eat only when we are physically hungry. Think about it… When was the last time you felt truly hungry? When…

what not to say to the parents of a disabled child

What not to say to the parents of a disabled child


Our daughter has special needs. Yes, special needs. She is no more special than your child but her needs will greatly out number your ‘normal’ child’s needs. You may choose to call her other words but for future reference, ‘special needs’ is the pick of the bunch, covering a broad…

work life balance

Work life balance – 5 ways to make it a reality


Work life balance is that delicate seesaw of career and home life, of work involvement and family commitment, teetering on the pivot of your mental well-being. We all end up facing stressful situations, day in, day out. It’s inevitable. The key – however – is how self-aware we are: how…

modern lifestyle

Is the modern lifestyle ruining your life?


Life is busy, I get that. Everyone has things they want to achieve and not enough time to achieve it. Our modern lifestyle, especially for women, has become a never-ending race to be everything for everyone at all times but it could be ruining your life. Women have fought hard…

an accidental home birth

The tale of an accidental home birth


It was this time five years ago that I went to bed feeling a few twinges in my belly. I was 38 weeks pregnant with my third baby and I was tired. So tired. Tired to the bone. The kind of tired that you get when it is summer and…

get organised

6 ways to get organised for the year ahead


Last year raced by in a whir of crazy chaos for me. I am normally a calm, relaxed kind of person, but for the first time I started feeling overwhelmed and had that constant sense of playing catch up. My usual level of organisation was lost amongst it all. On top…

blogging challenges

Blogging challenges: We asked and you answered


I am a failed blogger. I started off with big dreams of all that I could say and share, but I lost my momentum somewhere between my third and fourth posts. I’ve never written a fifth post on my personal blog. My failed attempt has given me something really important,…

buyer's remorse

3 Ways to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse When Shopping


If you find shopping for your family increasingly difficult then you’re not alone, research from Coredata and Choosi showed 90% of Aussies find shopping choices more overwhelming than ever. When you’re buying for yourself, the home and the little ones it’s easy to end up coming home with something you…

postnatal depression

Postnatal depression – Outgrowing the shame


In December 2012 my husband and I welcomed our first son into our lives and we fell in love all over again. We loved each other more deeply. We appreciated each other more. We connected on a whole new level. Unfortunately, we also fought more. We fought because we were…