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Adventure Baby

Have baby. Will explore. They set the bar high: they wanted to design an ergonomic baby carrier with four-way front and back carrying. It had to be the perfect hiking baby carrier and have functional materials, smart features and a convenient storage bag, as well as easy access to a …

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When You Grow Up

How many times have you been asked or have asked this question: ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ Now days I answer ‘Betty White’, because frankly that woman ROCKS! Yet when I was younger it changed, influenced by adults around me giving me their stories of …

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I Used To Be The Perfect Mum

I’d see children running wild in a cafe, and I’d say to my latte sipping friends “It’s all about expectations. As children, we were expected to behave in public, and so we did.” And my friends would nod in agreement. If a mother went back to work before their children …

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And I still have no idea what I’m doing

I cannot begin to describe what it felt like to meet my daughter for the first time. As I bluffed my way through the final stages of labour (was this pushing or was I just crying and gritting my teeth super tight to keep from swearing and making it look like I …

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My Imperfect Pregnancy

In a tiny hotel room in Toowoomba I found myself lying on sickly scented starchy sheets listening to the drum of a hailstorm, one hand on my third trimester belly, the other holding my hair off my face. My phone lay close to my head and I waited for it …

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There Are No Heroes In Motherhood

Entertaining and the Early Days Around the time my eldest boy turned 3 months old, my husband decided it was essential that he invite his boss and 6 others over for a formal lunch. This made perfect sense. Our little boy cried for about 3 hours straight, twice a day, …

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Goal Setting and Motherhood

Why I Won’t Be Setting Lofty Business Goals For 2016 I’m writing this post in my child’s hospital room. It’s long overdue, but my daughter has been ailing and I’ve been unable to concentrate. Back in my home office there’s umpteen emails waiting to be answered, and I had hoped …

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Existing In Photos

My first truly terrifying moment as a parent came recently, having rushed my son to emergency we sat in a hospital stall, staff rushing around trying to stabilise him. I watched his little chest sucking in so hard I could see the outline of his ribs, fighting for every breath, …

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5 Things To Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant

Congratulations you are pregnant! It can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time but there are a few things you should do when you find out you’re expecting! This to-do list is for any new or seasoned mother, have your pen at the ready! Celebrate – in any way …

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Mothers Are The Key To All Life. We women Are Amazing

I truly didn’t appreciate how amazing the women in my life were, or myself, until I became a mother. Mother’s really are the key to all life. We women are amazing.. I was so caught up in my own world and my career that I didn’t see the mother behind …