If you've got a young family, you've got more work ahead than others to achieve your goals. However, you've also got more motivation AND in some ways, more opportunities to be healthy! Don’t believe me? Here are some tips on making exercise achievable with a young family.Read More
When given an opportunity to rest, we mamas tend to do one of two things: start going insane, or simply try to avoid it at all costs.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
I thought my journey into mindfulness this year would be a relaxing, good-vibes sort of thing - I couldn't have been more wrong! The more I try to make mindful choices, the more I learn about the shocking facts surrounding how bad so many common products are for our health (and our babies, too), how so many everyday activities and purchases are literally destroying our planet, and how caring for my body and my baby is so incredibly linked to how we care for our environment.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 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
Do you ever get to that point where you’re faced with a choice and you just think, “I don’t care anymore”. Maybe it’s when you’re working out what to have for dinner, or what you’re going to do on the weekend. Sometimes even just having to choose an outfit can be too much. If everything seems too hard and you simply can’t (or can’t be bothered to) make a decision, then you might have decision fatigue.Read More
To my dearest and first love, I'll never forget the long nights we spent together...Read More
I have to confess, I have become enthralled with the idea of invisible exercise, weight-loss and eating. What does that mean? It’s the concept that you can exercise and eat well, and lose weight and stay fit, without ever noticing you’re doing it. It sounds too good to be true, but it’s not! It’s real! I know because I have experienced it since having my baby. Here's how.Read More
We mamas spend our days rocking, carrying, wearing, pushing, lifting, jumping, dancing with and holding our little ones. Now is a such a critical time in our lives to pay attention to our posture. Here's how...Read More