Questions You Need to Ask When Choosing a Childcare

I’ve been AWOL lately. It must be the Holiday period, or maybe it’s the fact we just moved house (crushing number 1 on my 30 before 30 bucket list). Or maybe it’s the recent health problems I have been dealing with (number 24). Or maybe, just maybe, it’s the dreaded 11 month sleep regression! OK, […]

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Aussie Amazon Christmas Gift Guide for New Mums

Disclaimer: Some links provided in this blog are affiliate links. I may be paid a small commission if you use these links to make a purchase (at no cost to you). However, I am not paid a commission to recommend products to my readers. The time of gift giving is upon us! I have plenty […]

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Facebook Groups That Every New Parent Should Join.

Being a new parent is hard… New motherhood is a lonely role with little support. If you don’t count the mandatory maternal health nurse appointments every few months (2, 4, 6, 8, 12 months post-partum) there is little space for a new mama to turn when she has questions. For me, it’s been 27 years […]

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31 Christmas Outfits for Your Baby’s First Christmas!

The season of plenty is upon us and my little family is gearing up for our first Christmas as a unit of 3! I’ve been on the scour for the perfect outfit(S) for Jaxon’s first December 25th! FORTUNATELY, our families are a little diverse and so we tend to have a minimum of 3 celebrations […]

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ManFlu VS MomFlu

When a man is sick, they call it #MANFLU All of a sudden, he is incapable of functioning and reverts back to a child who needs nurturing and petting. He needs you to make him hot soup and wait on him with meds, socks, blankets and the tv remote. He does that ‘ferris-bueller’ style *coughcough* […]

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Family Menu Meal Planner – FREE PRINTABLE

Now that I am back at work, I have started to think about the logistics actually involved with running a household and working. One thing that I used to always struggle with (before kids) was planning out the week’s meals. Related: Anxiety About Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave Meal prepping (or at least […]

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Anxiety About Going Back To Work After Maternity Leave

Lately I have been riddled with anxiety. You see, I am going back to work this month after spending 8 months on maternity leave, 7 with my amazing son. I’m anxious because it will be a huge adjustment going back to the corporate world, leaving my son for 2 days a week with his nana, […]

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30 Mom Quotes to Inspire and Motivate Every Mama

Motherhood is one of the most empowering, difficult and most joyous events in a woman’s life. Birthing and bringing into this world a new soul, nourishing and providing for this tiny person, putting them and their needs above all else, even your own wishes and desires. And yet, feeling absolutely devoted to the task. Tired, […]

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Quitting Breastfeeding With No Complications

When it was time to give up breastfeeding completely, I pictured a painful experience of engorged breasts, mastitis and a baby who was NOT happy about the change. I’ve come out on the other end of this journey to tell you that this is not how it has to be! I have managed to dry […]

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Travelling to Bali With an Infant – Tips for Every Travel Bug Mama

Jaxon’s first jet-setting experience was to Bali Indonesia at the tender age of 4.5 months. In fact, he turned 5 months halfway through the holiday. This trip was planned before he was even born. We travelled overseas with the whole family for my brother-in-law’s wedding. We found out about the wedding and the potential for […]

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30 Things Before Turning 30

Tomorrow is my 29th birthday. Yikes! And so, I begin the countdown of 365 days until I exit the party which is my 20s and enter the next faze of my life, my 30s! I have decided to go out of my 20s with a bang and set myself a challenge. 30 things before 30. […]

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Breast Feeding For The Last Time – A Letter To My Son

Time To Marie Kondo My Body This morning I cut you off from the bar, kid. I didn’t know last night that I was going to get up and make this decision. I didn’t know when I woke up to your coos in the other room, or as I stumbled on your daddy’s slippers as […]

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Why I Have No Shame Putting My Baby In Front Of The Television

…While I Get Sh*t Done The first time I realized that Jaxon is particularly familiar with television was during his first trip to the doctors for his vaccinations. We were in the waiting room and I looked down at him in the capsule to find him cranking his neck to watch the TV on the […]

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Baby’s First Year Time Capsule

As I watch my child grow I cant’t help but think that this fleeting childhood before my eyes is but a moment in time. What is a Time Capsule? A time capsule is a collection of items that encompass an era of time. The idea is to compile items from now, lock them up and […]

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