"Sorry it took so long to reply" is probably the most used phrase in my Messenger feed. To everyone who is still waiting for a reply, especially those friends who don’t have kids and don’t quite understand why I’ve seemingly disappeared, I’m sorry. Here’s why.Read More
Believe it or not, the judgement isn’t just from random mature-aged men. It even comes from other mums. It’s time our society stopped judging women and being prejudice towards women who choose to have a period of their working life as a stay-at-home mother.Read More
There is so so so much pressure and judgement on parents these days. Let’s name and shame the judgemental and hurtful comments people say and leave them unsaid forevermore!Read More
It's time to put these questions on the "don't ask" (or at least, 'be aware this could be a sensitive issue') list:Read More
Why oh why is it that new mums never ask for help? Here’s why you should ask for help, and how to help a friend with a newborn even if she doesn’t ask for!Read More
Here's why I changed my mind about baby showers.Read More
This Mother's Day: I hope you know every little thing you do matters…I hope you know how much your laughter brightens the room…Read More
"Waste not, want not." The more I think about it, the more I realise wastefulness is really a modern attitude and way of life. It's a problem we mamas have been thrown into, and are contributing to without even being aware of it. So let's start educating ourselves around why this stuff matters, and what we can do about it in our own lives.Read More
With so many other challenges out there putting pressure on us be a different, better person (e.g. "you need to have a bikini body!"), we wanted to try something a little different: A challenge you set for yourself, based on what matters most to you.Read More
I can imagine Mary showing up in Bethlehem, Joseph frantic and worried, and the innkeeper not sure what to do. I imagine the innkeeper’s wife taking control of the situation, helping Mary off the donkey, organising local women or children to gather her rags and blankets and water, and helping Mary get comfortable...Read More
We all have dreams. Maybe you have little dreams or big dreams, maybe you dream of an achievement, milestone, big purchase, holiday, lifestyle, or special moment. Today my dream has become real - my first book has been published! And it has everything to do with you.Read More
If we want to live our best life, we have to take steps and actually make it happen. Join the Modern Day Mama community challenge.Read More
The gifts we give at Fathers Day are in complete contrast to the mothers day gifts, and I think it shows that dads aren’t taken seriously by our society in their role as fathers.Read More
If you're planning a holiday with a toddler, here are some tips you don't want to miss.Read More
I caught up with a friend recently, and the first thing she said after we’d greeted each other, she asked how I was.
“I’m good,” I said.
I knew it was a lie, but it was easy, and what a kill-joy I’d have been to start our catch up on a low.
The fact is, all mamas go through times where being a mama is just all crap and no glory.Read More
No matter where we are in the world, and no matter what motherhood looks like for us personally, we mamas can all learn from one another.Read More
We want to get to know more about you, and all the wonderful ladies in our Modern Day Mama tribe.Read More