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Simple Self Care for Busy Mums

simple self care for busy mums

If there is one thing I know for sure, it’s that I do a much better job looking after others if I look after myself too.  Self care has become such an essential part of my life, something I embrace and am grateful for…when I remember to do it.  I thought I’d share some of my best ideas for simple self…

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All I want for Christmas…

Christmas is a time for kindness, sharing and being with loved ones.  We are reminded of our blessings and encouraged to show gratitude for them.  It’s all about the giving and we take pleasure in that.   That’s why I am so excited to share a special offer with you today…it’s everything I have created and poured my heart and…

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Turning 40 + a few things I know.

I am about to turn 40. There.  I said it.   My beautiful chiropractor tells me that in our 20s we are learning, in our 40s we are establishing ourselves and setting foundations.  If we get to 40 and those foundations haven’t been laid, that’s when a mid life crisis becomes a very real possibility. I have been doing a…

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Finding a gentle rhythm.

It is almost time for my husband to return from his adventures in Antarctica and I have been reflecting on how far I have come in my experiences of sole parenting. I am actually very proud of how I manage things for the long periods of time he is away.  It has taken many years and in some cases, many…

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The Secret Diary of an Extreme Mum – Part II

Last time I shared my diary with you, you all thought it was a great hoot!  And lots of you resonated with it…deeply!  So just to show you that not much has changed around here, here is my day…the secret diary of an extreme Mum – part II. 5.00am – Wake to bright lights and beep beep sounds. Find small child…

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Surviving Overwhelm (…or, the day mum flipped out over an egg).

Yesterday, I lost my shit.  It was over an egg. After boiling eggs for breakfast and serving them with gluten free toast spread thick with ghee, I had a meltdown when Leonardo refused to eat his.  I can’t remember exactly what I said, but it was something along the lines of ‘just eat the freaking egg you have to eat…

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Tomato, kale and chorizo frittata + my tips for dining solo

As mothers, most of us do an awful lot of cooking…sometimes so much, we barely have enough energy left to feed ourselves.   When my children were small and my husband was away for work, I found it really challenging to find the will to nourish myself properly, especially in the evenings.  Most nights, managing without a partner, once sticky toddlers…

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