Am I too REAL for you?

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I met up with some friends in the park this morning and the conversation turned to my videos. One of my friends said that she had showed another friend my video blogs and that friend’s reaction was concern. Concern for my wellbeing. Luckily my friend assured her friend that I am totally, 100% fine (hopefully she believed her!!) but it … Read More

Winter warming beef barley broth!

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I made this yummy soup for the family last night and to my absolute shock, everyone ate it! Even the fussy one!!!!!!!! That’s a total win in my book and one that I had to share with you. Plus who doesn’t need a delicious, easy go-to recipe for the cooler months? So without anymore blabbing on, here it is! I … Read More

Things I HATE about motherhood

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Ok, I’ll admit HATE is a little bit of an exaggeration. REALLY, REALLY DISLIKE might be more accurate. But let’s be honest, it comes with the territory, when you’re doing a job that never really clocks off, there are going to be things that really tick you off. I got thinking about it after going to watch Em Rusciano at … Read More

8 tips for making my life easier!

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I’m all about mum-hacks and just life-hacks in general. Who doesn’t want a short cut if one can be taken? The answer is we all would like to simplify and de-stress our lives, right? (If you answered no then feel free to browse the rest of the site while we blab on a bit here, kay?) So I’m here today … Read More

Over touched and overwhelmed

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Confession time. I’m all touched out. I’m annoyed. Agitated. Over it. At any given time I have at least one child on top of me, hanging off me, jumping on me. There is literally not a moment where I’m untouched. And it’s been five years in the making! Eddie is night waking again and Gus has had two weeks of … Read More

On being grateful

On being grateful

Here’s the thing…I’m grateful. I’m grateful to be a mum. I’m grateful to have three healthy and happy children. I’m grateful every single day of every single week of every single year. But that doesn’t mean that I’m not allowed to complain about things. When I was a journalist and had a rough day, I never felt like I had … Read More

When your child gets sick

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You know that feeling in the pit of your stomach? I’ve had that all week. It’s been worse than usual though. It’s like my worry levels have hit maximum and my tummy has turned into a lump of concrete. Worry. It comes hand in hand with being a parent, but sometimes things can escalate it to a whole new level. … Read More

The REAL real housewives…

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As I sit here and type, I’m watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I know, who even knew I could multi task at such astonishing levels? It’s got me thinking though, how real these women really are? They’ve all got cleaners. They’ve all got chefs. They’ve all got someone to blow-dry their hair and plump up their faces. No … Read More

Bah humbug…and all that!

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“Mummy why haven’t we put up the Christmas tree yet?” Asks my 5 year old, wide eyed and optimistic. “Because, it’s just too hard this year Gus.” I reply, hoping that will stop the questioning. “But why?” He responds. “Because, darling, Billy will spend every waking minute trying to pull the thing down, and that means mummy will spend every … Read More

Breastfeeding- What is normal?

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I have been so lucky to have been able to breastfeed all three of my children. But all three experiences have been completely and utterly different. Angus, my first born, arrived three weeks early. He latched on fairly soon after birth and our first two days went pretty well. It was the third day, when my milk started to come … Read More