An Ode to Olive and starting school

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Today is the day. A big day. And as has always been the case for me, on big days my body has woken early, my mind instantly alert to the fact that something momentous is happening today. My family chuckle … Continued

Move Body, Move Mind

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“One way to set – and keep reinforcing – a positive mindset, is to set that intention at the start of each day. Morning, when the birds start chirping and daylight peeks through your curtains, is a great time to … Continued

Music to Move To

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I was reading my favourite magazine Collective Hub, in my favourite place Whangamata and I came upon a little tidbit that’s changed my world (okay maybe not my world but definitely my mornings!).   Music with a strong beat at … Continued

Rise and Shine

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Yoga is a form of exercise that quiets the mind and in which practitioners understand that one must ‘look inward’ to find peace. By its very nature it is therefore grounding and centring. It will leave you feeling focused, and … Continued

How floating changed me

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Lately I’ve been sleeping deeper, waking easier. There are a few things at play: I’m being much more protective of weekends and for the last few haven’t opened my laptop to do any work; I’ve just read ‘The Life-changing Magic … Continued

Choc-coated candied ginger

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Oh my goody-goodness. I. Am. In. Heaven. Ginger is one of my favourite flavours, I use it in juices, baking, stir fries, desserts. So when my Aunty Anne sent some chocolate-coated candied ginger from Canada I was smitten. And then … Continued

You don’t know me. Don’t judge me.

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  Judgement. Opinions, As mums, we surely all have been on the receiving end at some point. It’s rife in our world and a hot topic after US singer Jana Kramer was slammed for her social media post about buying supermarket … Continued

The secret source of your inspiration

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The most used word by readers of my book is “inspiring”; that I’m inspiring. My gorgeous friend Anna wants to feature me as an ‘Inspiring Mum’ on her blog. I’m grateful, and so humbled. But I’ve got a little secret. … Continued

Why friends are your new family

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I love my family: my parents and my sisters; the family I grew up with. But they’re not my everything anymore, now that I’m a grown woman myself and not living inside the 4 walls of their protection. I flew … Continued

Apple crumble balls

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There isn’t really a story behind this recipe. Except that I love apple crumble. And I’d eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I could.   I was pondering this the other day and thought ‘well why not?’. So … Continued

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