Letter To My Childless-Self

When I was living in Sydney I would go to the Archibald exhibition every year and gaze into the minds of brilliant artists through their portraiture. I will never forget one year when I stumbled across a forlorn teenage girl on a […]

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Self Care is Totally a Thing.

I read an article a while back about the narcissism of our younger generation. The writer implied that any hyphenated word starting with self should be abandoned by society and we should stop being so egotistic. I kind of agreed with her. […]

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Every Parent Needs a Lachy

On Valentines Day in the year 2000 I met my best mate Lachy at Charles Sturt University. He lived in the dorm downstairs from mine (represent Heath Towers). In 16 years we have supported each other through relationship break ups, moving houses/states/countries, […]

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They Grow So Fast

Am I the only cynical mum that has joined a bunch of parenting groups on Facebook? Most of the time I am rolling my eyes or audibly sighing at the ridiculousness of some of the things on those groups. On the rare […]

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Why all the pressure?

Any yoga instructor worth their salt will begin a class explaining to the new students that yoga is not a competition. You should trust your body and not push yourself or compare yourself. They will reassure you that your body will build […]

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Blood, Shit & Tears

I love my afternoons when my husband comes home from work and I get a short break from being a mum. It’s during this hour that I like to pretend that I don’t have a family.

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Backpacking with an Infant…Yeah We Are.

Just for fun, tell other parents you’re traveling overseas with a one year old to see their reaction. It’s almost as outrageous as exclaiming “I am going to build my own spaceship to explore the possibility of an alternate universe”.

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From Festival To Parent – How Did I Get Here?

If you’re anything like me, you’re caught between the awkward old person at the club that should have left a decade ago and the soccer mum driving a Kluger with a designer nappy bag that matches her loafers. To be perfectly honest […]

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