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

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

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

Mother’s Day is up to you

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As that day of the year draws near, the one day of the year that’s allocated to honour Mothers, I find myself thinking of the occasion with a different perspective, and it goes against the grain.   Mothers Day is … Continued

Mummy, you got moxie

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I’ve been reflecting and musing on this for a week now. I’ve taken time over it because I want to do justice to my source of inspiration: my dear friend Jenene Crossan. She suffered a devastating miscarriage after undergoing IVF. … Continued

I launched. And I learned.

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This time last week I was on cloud 9, cushioned, floating, buoyed by 30 breaths of fresh air from 30 wonderful women who attended my book launch. Now I’m back on terra firma, but my head is still in the … Continued

Take time to Just Be

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I’m sitting on the couch, babes in arms, listening to the sweet sound of their breathing, feeling the sweet warmth of their skin against mine, basking in a glow of love. The rain is falling outside, but the birds are … Continued

My book – the back story

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This time next week my book will be released. So now seems a good time to share the back story; how this book came to be. Because, you see, I’m not a writer.   I’m a mummy with two pre-school … Continued

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