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Category Archives: You

 

Milking Mothers Day

Mothers generally are over-run, frantic and spend most of their days giving to everyone else around them and doing very little for themselves.
Something happens when you become a mum. You may have been self-centred before but as a mum, …
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Bad Mother

It’s inevitable as a mother that at one time or another (at the very least!!) you feel like a bad one. Every day we mums beat ourselves up about the stuff we do or don’t do for our kids and …

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Getting along with the in-laws

For some reason, in-laws seem to get a bad wrap in life. Mother-in-laws in particular are often the subject of unwanted jokes about ‘monster-in-laws’ and the ‘mother-in-law from hell’ and there have been several films made over the years which …

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Discovering your pregnant

Discovering your pregnant can throw the most well adjusted woman into complete disarray. You may have been trying to get pregnant for an absolute age then suddenly you discover you are and…despite having been trying for the grand event for …

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Maintaining a life after children

Something Nat and I are often asked about is how you can maintain a life after children. We’ve done many talks about it at The Parenting Place and other venues so I thought it about time we shared our 5

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Tips for Running a Business while Raising a Family

I have this phrase that I’ve been using a lot lately… I call it ‘Juggling the Motherload’ which to me is the on-going challenge of juggling motherhood with paid work.  Trying to look after everyone and everything without losing ourselves …

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5 Tips for Banishing the Belly Fat

I went away on a Business Retreat recently (yay my first time away for more than 48 hours in 8 years!) and what did we take with us to keep us alert & fit in-between our brainstorming sessions?  A few …

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How a Cup of Tea fixed my Marriage

We’re thrilled to have Leigh-Anne from Dorothy Nada doing a Guest blog for us about ‘How a Cup of Tea fixed my Marriage’.

Leigh-Anne is a mum of pre-schooers who while she’s not busy with the kids, is busy on …

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How To Be A Happy at-home Mum

Being an at-home mum can be a fun but demanding job – note the ‘job’ bit ladies, as it is. It’s not a walk-in-the-park by any means. Some women thrive at being at-home mums whereas others lose themselves and struggle …

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Parenting tips for Teenagers

Thanks to If Only They’d Told Me follower Robyn McIver for offering to share some tips and insight on what to expect in the teenage years.  I sent her 5 Questions and here’s what she had to say…

1) Tell

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Mature Mum

Nicole KidmanSome would say 40 is the new 30 – more than ever women are having babies in their forties. You only have to look at the list of ‘older’ celebrity...

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The Perfect Mum

It is ironic that I spend my life writing about parenting and children and giving advice and tips to you all, yet often I feel such a failure as a mum myself. I know I am not the perfect mum …

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