10 Ways to Make the Hardest Job in the World Easier

If you follow me on social media, you've probably read about my latest project - I'm finally writing my book.  Yey!  I've been meaning to write a book since 2015, when I journeyed to New York for The Hay House Writer's Workshop, but my BS excuses got in the way. 'I'm...

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3 Limiting Beliefs that Keep Mums Busy + Stressed

“We're a nation of exhausted and over-stressed adults raising over-scheduled children.” Brenée Brown I used to wear 'I'm busy!' like a badge of honour. If I was doing, then I was winning. I soon learnt that busy led to burnout and when I was forced to stop and take...

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What to do when family life goes wonky + feels too hard

In the last few months, I've come to truly understand that holding on takes more effort than letting go.I tell the kids about this in episode #19 of the podcast. As Lizzo sings: 'The juice ain't worth the squeeze!' Or should that be Ariana singing: 'Thank you Next!'...

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How to Protect Your Child From Perfectionism

This post originally appeared on A Fine Parent. In my doll’s tea set, there were no cups without saucers. If the mudguard on my bike was crooked or rattled, I’d insist that my Dad repair it before I could ride my bike again. (We jokingly called it ‘Rattly Mudguard...

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When is being close to your child too close?

How do you know if your parent/child bond is healthy?Is it time to redefine what love looks like?Love gives us the freedom to truly be ourselves. Think of the parent who considers their child to be their best friend. Think of the child who cannot do or go...

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