Tuesday, 16 July 2019

How to support a friend through a breakup

Inside - 5 tips for supporting friends through marriage breakup

Marriages don't always last, even when they're built on solid years of togetherness. It's just a fact.

Being a supportive friend can bring great comfort in times of stress, but providing that support in a way that doesn't damage our own mental wellbeing is crucial. By being aware of these points, you can both come out the other side of a marriage breakup well supported.

Monday, 15 July 2019

Hello Monday

Hello Monday. A place to share the things happening this week. 

hello cold weather. Last week it felt like winter had disappeared and spring was on her way again, but today the temperatures have dived, thanks to a chilly wind coming from the south. The perfect excuse for turning the heater on and not moving very far from the couch.

Monday, 3 June 2019

Hello Monday

Inside - hello Monday is a semi-regular welcome to the week ahead, by embracing the challenges head on, I hope to become more aware of them and work towards change. 

hello June! Ah, the cooler winter months are finally upon us in Queensland. The heater is dusted off, the dog jackets are ready for sewing, and the cough medicine is handy because we're all sick again.

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Write Every Day in May

As I sat down last week to write my newsletter, after a couple of weeks off, I realised that I had again stopped making writing a priority.

Although my excuses to myself were always "I'm busy" or "I'm tired", it really came down to "it's not a priority"

Monday, 25 March 2019

How to Overcome Rejection and Keep Moving Forward

Inside - the story of my rejection, and how I kept going afterwards.

I was voted out.

Just one vote in it.

Why didn't they want me?

Those people there, they have no idea how hard I worked for those five months.

The mess I was handed.

The mess I straightened out.

I know that the person who is taking over will do well.

Thursday, 21 March 2019

5 things I am not very good at

I was told off a few weeks ago for always writing negative stuff in my newsletter.

I totally understood where the person was coming from.

But it smarted a bit.

Because my intention had been to say "I noticed I had this problem, but here is how I fixed it."

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

10 self care tips for the stressed mama who has lost her shit

Inside - Self care isn't selfish, it's essential to our wellbeing. And it's vital for our families to function as whole units. For children to be happy, they need a happy mama.

Dear mama

I saw you, sneaking out of the school grounds via the car park, hoping no one would see you.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Mums share how they get their kids to school on time every day

Inside - with 12+ years ahead, how do you get to school on time every day? Good habits start at home!

"Pack your bag"

"Time to brush your hair"

"Is everything in your bag?"


4 weeks into the new school year, and I feel like a broken record already.
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