HONEST MUM REVIEW: SIMPLE as that Natural Sunscreen

#HonestMumReview of {SIMPLE as that} Natural Sunscreen: Living on the beautiful Gold Coast means we spend most of our weekends outside enjoying what this sunny beach-side city has to offer. Our weekend’s are filled with water parks, beach days and park picnics. Since having Teddy, I’ve become conscience of what I’m smothering him in priorContinue reading “HONEST MUM REVIEW: SIMPLE as that Natural Sunscreen”

So here’s the problem with “mummy bloggers”…

So here’s the problem with so-called “mummy bloggers”: If you’re reading this, you either follow mummy bloggers or you are one. I guess you can define a #mummyblogger as first and foremost, a mum, and secondly a mum who shares her life via social platforms. Over the past few years, many mummy bloggers have enteredContinue reading “So here’s the problem with “mummy bloggers”…”

FINDING CONFIDENCE AFTER BABY…

FINDING CONFIDENCE AFTER BABY. We give so much of ourselves in order to be a mum. We give our bodies, our sleep, our social lives and often our careers to motherhood. We prioritize ourselves last and don’t think twice about it. Our focus shifts from our well-being and happiness to souly our children’s. After 14Continue reading “FINDING CONFIDENCE AFTER BABY…”

So here’s the problem with Ashy Bines…

So here’s the problem with Ashy Bines. If you haven’t heard of Ashy, or you’ve been living under a rock; Ashy Bines is a fitness ambassador turned entrepreneur, with over 1 million followers on instagram, snapchat and facebook. Ashy Bines is a brand. The husband and wife team have spent years culminating Ashy’s persona intoContinue reading “So here’s the problem with Ashy Bines…”

I want to talk about anxiety…

So I want talk about #anxiety. Previous to having my Son, Edward, I never really experienced anxiety. I did have moments where I felt overwhelmed or stressed, but not to the level I do post-baby. I had always felt pretty in control when it came to mental health. Whatever in control means. But after havingContinue reading “I want to talk about anxiety…”

Self-care is NOT a dirty word…

SELF-CARE!!! It isn’t a buzz word. It isn’t a passing fad or just some nonsense. Self-care is the most underrated and underappreciated occurrences in a mums life. I have discovered over these past 12 months just how important it is, not only for my confidence, but for my mental health. Self-care might mean many differentContinue reading “Self-care is NOT a dirty word…”

Sometimes we need to stop and appreciate a formula-fed baby

Sometimes we need to stop and appreciate a formula-fed baby. Watching all the breastfeeding mumma’s out there, I want to scream YASSS QUEEN! I want to high five them or give them cuddle…which would probably weird them out and be highly inappropriate…but breastfeeding is just freaking awesome. And for every equal reason, so is formulaContinue reading “Sometimes we need to stop and appreciate a formula-fed baby”

How to host the perfect kids birthday party…

Over the weekend I hosted my very first kids birthday party, and it was a complete success! So I thought I would share my step-by-step instructions on how to host the perfect kids party. STEP ONE: Choose a date that will most likely coincide with an extreme weather event. Like in our case, it wasContinue reading “How to host the perfect kids birthday party…”

Going back to work has made me a better mum.

Going back to work has made me a better mum. Before I became a mother, I never understood what all the hype was about. I was never the clucky one. I loved my sleep-ins, my dogs, my travel and my husband. When my son Teddy was born, my entire perspective was violently shifted. Suddenly IContinue reading “Going back to work has made me a better mum.”