The power of love…

Our children. Our lives. Our home. Horror hit my Northern Territory when a terrorist attack took place at the MEN Arena. All I have been thinking is, this our place, Maggie's place, our memories, our future. How can I shield her from all these atrocities? I can't. But I can allow her to see the… Continue reading The power of love…

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Raising a wild woman…

Funny how you can see traits already at just 7.5 months old 💕 She knows what she does and doesn't want. She's never still. She's curious. She's interested, she's interesting. The full on essence of everyday can be brutal but if she keeps those traits when she becomes a woman, I believe I've done something… Continue reading Raising a wild woman…

Why I believe in magic…

Sooo, I believed in Santa Clause until I was, wait for it, eleven. Or maybe even twelve. God knows but anyway, I don't care that you're all falling about on the floor with laughter at the girl who was in High School when she realised yep, it really is Mum and Dad clattering about down… Continue reading Why I believe in magic…

5 minutes of fabulous…

If there is one thing I think women need to do more in general, it's to feel better about themselves. We're bloomin' damn well amazing don't you know? We all have insecurities and I think in most cases they increase when you become a Mother. But this is how I look at it: I grew… Continue reading 5 minutes of fabulous…

Wrapping me around her little finger…

I'm in love with someone else. Don'tell him. Younger. Cuter. Doesn't answer back. Yet. My daughter! Words just cannot emulate the depth of love that resides in you and pops up when you look at your baby. I knew I'd love her. But I didn't get it until she was here - like really get… Continue reading Wrapping me around her little finger…

5 lifestyle hacks for new Mums…

Do I have a bra on? Have I brushed my teeth today? I was about to and then... How is it 3pm already?  I feel ya. The days come and go when you're at home with small people and mine is still only 4 months old yet sometimes I have to really think about whether… Continue reading 5 lifestyle hacks for new Mums…

Wearing your Mum stripes…

You've got 5 minutes to choose your outfit before the baby wakes up. Jewellery is a no-no because they're at the grab-anything-I-see-and-eat-it phase. The weather is really English: Rain, wind and rain. Ha! Not a problem. Tailored pants and cosy knit combo. Win. I admit I actively went looking for these items because they are… Continue reading Wearing your Mum stripes…

Looking after number 2: You…

As a Mother to a new baby, you suddenly find yourself slumping in to the chair at 7pm thinking, "what the fudge have I done all day?" And it's not that you haven't done anything - that's right, We don't sit and watch This Morning repeats for 12 hours. But in between what seems like… Continue reading Looking after number 2: You…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Yep, this post is late and yep, New Year and Christmas are totally gone however... I just wanted to say what a fabulous first we had! Hectic as it was, Maggie got to see all the people we love and now, after a lonnggggg couple of weeks, our routine (as in we wake up and… Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year…