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Why working moms should take up gardening

By Jane Clarke | Mar 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The life of working mothers, who are always trying their best to achieve the perfect balance between work and home can become very hectic and chaotic. As one such mother, I say that it can get pretty hard sometimes. You’re wondering what I mean by hard? Imagine a lady cooking dinner. She holds a pan…

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By Courtney Purcell | Mar 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m here to bring some desirable clarity to all of you mama’s out there who feel like you’re living a life of Groundhog Day. Do’t feel ashamed, it happens to all of us! I want to help you to find clarity, balance, and scope, so that you can organise and master your busy mama mind.…

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Let’s talk beer and money

By Kirstie Stockx | Mar 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Money is stressful, especially when there isn’t enough.   It’s a common underlying issue for many relationship struggles, hence why it relates to mums and selfcare and why I want to talk about it. .   The truth is often families with young kids feel the financial strain!   When we have small children, we…

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6 Playful Ways to Create Mindful Mealtimes with Children

By Chelsea Hester | Mar 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Being a mum is no easy task. Maybe you’re operating on very little sleep. Maybe you rush from daycare to work back to daycare. Or maybe you are home all day doing the best you can to stay present with your little ones. Then dinner time arrives. Exhaustive meal planning, eating on-the-run, and impatient children…

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Living a joyful life

By Kirstie Stockx | Feb 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about #Joy… and it occurred to me that there are so many activities that bring me joy that I could, would or should be doing regularly that I’m NOT doing. Or more accurately WASN’T doing… since pondering this thought, I’ve been living a more enjoyable and fuller life. First……

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I was really nervous about posting this photo

By Kirstie Stockx | Feb 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the surface, it looks like a fun photo. I also know I’m my own biggest critic! On one side I was pretty proud that I’d lost 10kg and was happy walking around without leggings (for the first time in years). I was happy in this photo too… happy to be spending my birthday goofing…

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Why mums deserve a birthday week…

By Kirstie Stockx | Feb 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Guess what? It’s my birthday and I have decided to spend a week honoring myself, my relationships and also life in general. It’s been a really fab experience… the first time I’ve dedicated a whole week and I’m loving it.   I recommend you give this a go… especially if you’re a mum!   Why?…

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For those that are working…

By Kirstie Stockx | Feb 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve been working a lot lately and it’s bittersweet. The adult conversations and responsibility are lovely. The early mornings and long days are exhausting. I miss the kids and enjoy the break… they miss me and simultaneously love spending time with someone else. The pressure increases for me to get a better nights sleep whereas…

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Be the bigger person

By Kirstie Stockx | Jan 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

I snapped at my daughter, I really snapped… she was driving me nuts. All I wanted was some peace but she wouldn’t stop asking questions, or whining and she definitely wouldn’t stay in bed. I was angry and desperately wanted some peace. To add to the fun, her younger sister, feeling the tension was joining…

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The art of supporting those that parent differently to you

By Kirstie Stockx | Jan 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

1. Breath and smile – It’s okay to be different. 2. Tell them that you’ll support whatever decision they make (you’re not agreeing…you’re supporting!). 3. Know that they (like you) are parenting in the best way they know how. We draw from our core beliefs and values… and like fingerprints, we are all different. 4.…

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