We’ve been using Baby Jogger strollers since Millie was a baby after purchasing the City Mini GT when she was just a few months old we are now the proud owners of many of their prams including the Summit running pram, the City select double pram, Tour travel stroller and Mini City GT. They’ve always been the easiest and most practical prams I’ve used and now with their new designed City Mini GT2 and Tour2 they’re even better.Read More
4 WEEK CHALLENGE INFO & JOURNALRead More
Whether you’re working from home or trying to run the house hold and keep up with the chores and errands the trap of procrastination and also the feeling overwhelm can take over and before you know it the day is gone and your to-do’s are still “to-do”. I am so guilty of procrastination and also feeling like there’s too much to do so I do nothing at all so I’ve implemented some things over the last few years since running my business and also having David at home working which have helped us to get our work done each day so I thought they would be worth sharing.Read More
Are you suffering from sleep deprivation, anxiety, low mood and struggle to get up with a smile and see the positive in the day?
Here’s 5 simple ways you can set up your day to make it go from crappy to happy…Read More
In this blog I share 7 simple ways you can manage your anxiety and be mentally happier TODAY! Take a read now.Read More
This is my guide to coping and managing through the hell of hyperemesis gravidarum.
I want this article to be read by husbands, partners, family, friends and for them to help the person they know who is struggling through this to to manage because they have a better understanding of what is so commonly swept under the rug as “morning sickness”.
On that note I want everyone reading this to understand that Hyperemesis IS NOT MORNING SICKNESS, its not even all day nausea or pregnancy sickness, it is a serious life controlling illness that completely controls your life and consumes you. HG is a very serious illness.Read More
One of the most common questions I get asked is for exercises to help repair separation of the abs so below I share 5 exercises you can practice to repair the separation and most importantly strengthen your pelvic floor.
Perform these exercises 2-3 times per week plus your Kegels DAILY!Read More
In this article I will take you through the benefits of journaling, how to PLUS a FREE downloadable template to get started.Read More
Recently we visited the beautiful Port Douglas in Far North Queensland for a family holiday.
We were lucky enough to be invited to stay at the Ramada Resort by Wyndham.
In this blog Im sharing all about the Ramada Resort, some tips on staying active on holiday plus things to do on a family holiday to Port Douglas.Read More
It can be both a blessing and a curse feeling everything so much and that’s what happens when you are suffering from anxiety.
Everything you feel is so intense. So real. So much.
I’ve spent the last few months running on a high level of anxiety feeling completely on edge. I usually experience my anxiety in waves but for the last few months it felt like a constant tip toe on the edge of a cliff.Read More
Travel is a huge part of our lives between my work, our businesses and lesuire we travel by air atleast once a month.
When I first became a Mum I was quiet nervous about how I would go travelling often with a baby but over time and many mistakes made, I have learnt a lot and wanted to share my best tips on what to pack in your nappy bag for the flight and a few other handy tips! This is something I get asked quiet regularly so I hope this helps.Read More
By Guest Blogger Jessie Kavanagh
Meditation holds so many great benefits to help us decrease our stress levels and improve all aspects of our health and wellbeing. It can, however be a bit intimidating or even off putting if it’s something you haven’t done before.
When someone mentions meditation, visions of monks sitting in silent euphoria atop a mountain or pretzel-shaped yogi’s chanting endless Om’s might pop into your head. But 99% of the time, that’s not the way it rolls.
I’m here to share 5 simple tips to take meditation out of the too-hard basket so you can start to bring the benefits of this amazing practice into your own life today.
Written by Emily Habelrih/ Clinical Psychologist
Social and emotional milestones are important to keep track of. They allow us to determine whether children are developing in a way that is considered to be ‘typical’ for their age. While children do develop at different rates, it is important to note whether your child is meeting important milestones significantly later than they are expected to be.Read More
Anxiety affects an individual’s ability to concentrate, sleep, and carry out basic daily tasks. Anxiety affects 1 in 10 children and is the most common type of mental health condition in both children and adults. Often, children who seem angry, defiant, or oppositional are severely anxious, and can be misdiagnosed as their presentation differs greatly from how anxiety presents itself in adults. In children, age appropriate ‘fears’ are often mislabelled as anxiety. Fear itself is a natural emotion that helps us survive, cope with difficulties, and manage challenging situations. The key difference between fear and anxiety is that we often feel fear in regard to a real threat or danger. Anxiety however is commonly a response to an imaginedthreat or danger. Anxiety becomes a concern for children when it begins to impact their everyday life: from difficulty maintaining friendships, to lack of engagement in social activities, and behavioural problems such as avoidance/difficulty separating.Read More
“It’s like a surge or a wave of anxiety or sometimes it’s this overwhelming feeling of dread or even just a feeling of being blank or hallow. Sometimes I feel extremely nauseated at the same time. It happens when I first sit down and start feeding sometimes it only lasts a few second and others times longer”.
This is what I first journaled when I notice this was happening.Read More
Recently we have started Remi on solids and I have had so many questions asking for some tips and advice so in this article I will answer those plus tell you about our choice in convenient food for on the go.
I’m not a nutritionist or medical professional so please contact yours for specific info.Read More
9 Simple things to organise your “mum brain” plus a downloadable “mum brain daily planner”.
If you’ve been following a long recently you will know I have been struggling with “mum brain”.
Its like a foggy, mess of forgetfulness that gets worse with each child you have I think.
I am extremely forgetful, I feel constantly frazzled and overwhelmed with so many things to do but never enough time or my lack of memory that makes me forget what I had to do in the first place. None of this has been great for my anxiety which has been at a all time high.
Over the last few weeks I have been working on some simple things that have been helping me feel less stress and more in control and I want to share them with you.Read More
It can be really hard to know what to do or say when you’re trying to help a friend with their mental health.
You don’t want to say the wrong this and make it worse but you also want them to know you are there for them.
In this article I will share some ideas from my own personal experience on how you can best help and support a friend through their anxiety:Read More