Today I looked through baby photos - the first few months of my journey into motherhood. I do this every now and then, hoping that one day it might be easier. That I will have healed something, somehow and connected with that maternal joy I was meant to feel during that time. I hope that one … Continue reading I looked at Baby photos today and it Hurt
I weaned myself off anti-depressants about 18 months ago. After six years, I wanted to see if I was able to manage my depression naturally. I was in a safe and happy place in my life and trusted that I would have all of the support I needed to help me on that journey. I … Continue reading Today I’m going back on my Anti-Depressants
This is my husband. He arrived home a couple of hours ago. Its 2.53pm. He works FIFO (fly in, fly out) He started work at 6 o'clock last night and worked through until he boarded a plane at 9 this morning. After his flight he drove over … Continue reading FIFO Myth Busting – what I think about some of the sh*t people say.
Today I am grateful for parenting blogs, loud voices, honest approaches and anyone who made themselves vulnerable by telling the truth online. Seriously. Remember parenting back before social media? Back when you were lucky to see a TV ad that had a flawless mum spouting "parenting is tough!" before launching into a jingle about how … Continue reading Keeping it Real – what social media did for my approach to parenting.
Its 8.21pm. The kids are in bed and I need that “something” that parents need when the kids FINALLY go down. That little reward you give yourself after a long day of answering questions and repeating yourself. I had chocolate in the fridge but it appears to have been demolished by my 9 year old … Continue reading Brownes Dairy Minis – Not just for kids.