On being outside

My son loves to be outdoors. Two days ago we went to a small town called Forrest in the Otway Ranges in Victoria, Australia. It’s a short 1 hour drive from our home and the perfect nap time for our son. He’s only 20 months but he plays like he’s at least three. He climbs…

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Why a child with GORD makes Christmas difficult

I thought I’d share some things that make Christmas difficult for parents of a child that has some medical issues. Can’t go anywhere at nighttime due to the screaming and difficulty getting child to sleep anywhere but in my arms So tired from very little sleep so going anywhere is hard anyway due to the…

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Choose time or money, but not both

I have anxiety and I’m OK with sharing it. 2016 has been really difficult for my family but I’ve learned a lot about myself and my anxiety. Now I know that anxiety and depression are actually far more common than we realise or care to admit. We are too scared of being vulnerable to share….

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Why minimalism for mothers

Today women are pressured in so many ways to be better than they already are. Why? Advertising has portrayed an ideal version of a woman in order to encourage women to spend money on things that align with the ideal woman. Whether its beauty products, clothing or fitness programs, it’s all designed to make women…

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