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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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…

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…

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…

Balancing Motherhood and markets…

I've only been at this Motherhood business for four weeks and I've just about cracked juggling Maggie in one hand whilst making coffee, brushing my teeth and shaving my legs with the other. It's tough. But once you've found what works for you, it kinda just falls in to place. For example, if you're going… Continue reading Balancing Motherhood and markets…

With new life comes new routine…or not!

My Grandma has always told each and every one of us that when it comes to babies, the best thing you can do is get them in to a routine, especially at night. "Bath, fed, bed!" Yeah, but what if the babies just don't get it? I have been trying my hardest for the past… Continue reading With new life comes new routine…or not!

Welcome Maggie May!

I've been a Mum since I found out I was expecting and the wonderful feeling that came over me at that point is un-describable. So how can I even begin to find the words to capture how I feel now she's actually here? Yes, she is a ...she! I'm sorry it's taken me three weeks… Continue reading Welcome Maggie May!

The ultimate pregnancy snack: Banana & oat slices…

I'm nearly there. And boy don't I know it! I always thought I'd be one of those pregnant women who could keep up the tempo right until the end but right now, if you're not a pillow, I don't have time for you... I've been working really hard, pretty much tired myself out and with… Continue reading The ultimate pregnancy snack: Banana & oat slices…