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How I lost my Post Baby Weight!

As I write this, Harper is three and a half and Paxton has just turned two. It’s taken me a long time to start feeling good in my own skin again. I was at my fittest and leanest before having Harper. Since then, I have really struggled…

My Conception Story #2. So different second time round...

Opening up about conceiving is a big deal for women. I completely understand why the natural tendency is to keep it all to yourself. However, after going through two very different experiences trying to conceive my two children, I can now…

Epidural vs No Epidural. My two very different Labours...

From conception, to pregnancy, to labour, to giving birth, these are all very personal and individual experiences. One of the big questions many women ponder during pregnancy is whether “to have an epidural or not?” In today’s post, I’m…
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Am I doing this Parenting thing right??

How many of you have asked yourself this question? I know I have, in fact, I ask myself this question all the time!   Mummmmmmmmm, I want more….   Mummmmmmmmm, get me this…. Mummmmmmmmmm, get me that…   Mummmmmmmm,…
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The Jump from One to Two Kids. My Survival Tips.

Gosh, I don’t know about you guys, but I definitely found the jump from one to two kids harder than the adjustment from none to one. The 18 month age gap between Harper and Paxton has been amazing and challenging in so many ways. I knew I…

The importance of FRIENDSHIP during my motherhood journey!

There is no way, I could have gotten through this whole motherhood journey without some incredibly special ladies in my life!   Motherhood can be a tough gig, and having the support of other women going through the same thing at the same…
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Dr. Lisa Chimes gives us her top 5 household dangers for families with dogs AND kids to watch out for

If you have young kids and a dog, this is a must read! Dr. Lisa Chimes gives us her top five household dangers for families with dogs AND kids to watch out for.   I thought I’d mix it up for you all, and ask a friend of mine to…
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Our favourite activities when stuck at home with kids and a dog

From one extreme to another here in Melbourne, Australia the past week. Extreme heat to torrential rain! We definitely found ourselves very house bound. Here are some things we did to survive the past week…   Jumping in muddy…

The importance of Mum "ME time"

Do you ever feel like you just want to hide for a few hours and not have to “parent”. Like you’re just at breaking point and need a little time out? Being a mum is hard work! It’s totally selfless and non-stop. But all of us mums need…
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My Conception Story #1 - The plan versus the reality

It’s crazy to think that so many women are afraid to open up about how hard conceiving a baby can be. I know, I was! As I sit here today about to share my first conception story with you, I’m still slightly nervous about revealing such a…