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

Don’t tell me I’m JUST a stay at home mum!

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Recently the man making coffees at the local cafe made a big mistake! “So you get to socialise while your husband goes to work?” He asked while frothing the milk for my latte. That is probably the only thing that saved him a smack to the face! “Socialise? Is that what you think us stay at home mums do? Let … Read More

Hello? A tribute to all of the frustrated mummas!

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Um, so instead of cleaning up the breakfast dishes this morning or folding the mountain of washing that is about to take over my bed, I wrote this and recorded it. I hope you get a laugh out of it or at least can relate. And if nothing else, you now know exactly how bad my singing voice really is! … Read More

What I Wish I Knew About Newborns

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Hello mummas! I need your help! I’m beginning to plan my next eBook “What I Wish I Knew About Newborns.” For those who didn’t get to read my last eBook it is basically a compilation of experiences of lots of mums, all in one little handy guide. This time the topic has shifted from pregnancy to newborns, so if you’ve … Read More

Wardrobe freshen up for $50!

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So this morning I made a mad dash to Kmart with the kids for some essentials. Another night light (see previous post) some cushions oh and four new tops to update my wardrobe! I hadn’t planned to buy for myself, but when I spotted these beauties I couldn’t resist! Plus I had to share with you, my fellow mums, who … Read More