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…

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…

To baby or to eyeline…?

My answer is both. Baby in one hand and eyeliner in the other. You can still be you...even with a baby 😉 Through the crying, the nappy changing, the sick, the nappy changing, the smiles, the, erm, nappy changing and feeding, you can still manage to feel a little like yourself. It may have taken… Continue reading To baby or to eyeline…?

4 feel good products for new Mums…

I'm about to go and get a shower (finally! I stink. Do all new Mums stink? In fact, don't answer that.) while he has snuggle with Maggie and I thought to myself, why not share what products I use with you guys? Because I'm pretty sure this nightly routine of mine keeps me sane. Perhaps… Continue reading 4 feel good products for new Mums…

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…