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Self-esteem

The “Perfect” Spray Tan

  “Here ya go, just undress and put this on”, she nonchalantly said as she handed me a minuscule ziploc bag which contained what looked suspiciously like a tissue.   “Um, by undress, do you mean all my clothes?”, I… Continue Reading →

What it Means to be Mummy

The first word I hear most days is “Mum”, followed by a tender “I love you” or “good morning” or “Do people eat breakfast in Heaven and who lays the eggs for their breakfast because everyone knows there are no… Continue Reading →

Mornings With Kids Are No Fairy Tale.

This morning, I woke up half an hour early, organised breakfasts, made school lunches and folded laundry. Feeling unusually ahead of my game and positive about the day ahead, I went to wake the kids. Mary Poppins-like, I woke the… Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Empower Our Kids Against Predators

The past week, for us Australians, has been traumatic. We’ve been glued to our TVs as we’ve watched the final days of the Brett Peter Cowan trial. We’ve cried for the Morcombe family as they’ve had to face the monster… Continue Reading →

37 Lessons From the Internet

The internet is an incredible resource for learning. Also for watching wedding flash mobs and cats falling over. Here’s what the internet taught me this week: If you liked this, please click the thumbs-up button at the bottom of this post. I’d really… Continue Reading →

Insensitive Things That People Say When You Have an Invisible Condition

       

The Masturbation Conversation

       

Exciting News: Mama’s Getting Published.

What I Said When My Son Asked Me To Explain The Meaning Of Life.

        Today’s post is the second in my weekly column at BonBon Break Magazine called, “What I’ve Learned…” After a Boys Only shopping trip, Little Man and Darren arrived home, clearly up to something. Little Man disappeared into the study… Continue Reading →

A letter to YOU.

        Hey, you! (Yes, YOU.) I see you, you know. I see you in those moments when you think nobody’s looking, those moments when you’re not sucking in your tummy, when you’re yelling at your kids, when you’re serving McDonalds… Continue Reading →

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