9 Ways to organise your Mum Brain + FREE PLANNER
#instaworthy wraps and swaddles
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.
H&M KIDS – FASHIONABLE, AFFORDABLE & ALL IN ONE PLACE!
In this blog you will find 5 brands of wraps and swaddles that are totally #instaworthy for their looks but also amazing quality and super functional of course. There are SOOO many different brands out there but these are my top 5 right now! Don’t forget I know I’m having a girl so most of these are girly prints ways but all brands do unisex and boys ranges too.
6 WAYS THE LG TWIN WASH IS SAVING US TIME & MONEY + HELPING MY MUM BRAIN.
Hands up who loves shopping with their kids, toddler, babies?
Anyone? I didn’t think so but we all know it’s a necessary evil and sometimes we must do it when they are with us so finding stores you know and trust is important as busy, time poor Mums.
Although shopping with kids isn’t fun buying cute, fashionable outfits for them is right? I love dressing Millie up in fashionable outfits and finding the best looks for her.
So, what’s the three most important things when shopping for our kids?
Convenience, price & quality - this is where H&M is the perfect fit.
My LG TWIN WASH Review & House Work Tips for Busy Women.
Earlier this year I reviewed the LG Twin Wash washing machine that was gifted to us.
Since then I have noticed how much time this machine saves us and a few other little handy tricks that I wanted to share.
This washing machine is an investment at a higher price point so I want to make sure that if you’re considering it, you know all the amazing things it can do and how it will save you time, money and help your mum-brain moments too (also so you can convince your hubby you need it ).
Don’t forget this washing machine is actually two washing machines and a dryer in one, and replaces the need for two separate appliances.
8 WAYS TO: Reduce Stress this Christmas
I’m not going to sugar coat it or lie, I HATE housework, cleaning and anything domesticated really. I would prefer to be spending my days working, writing or hanging out with my family.
In this blog I’m going to share with you 6 simple ideas to make maintaining your abode quicker and easier for all the busy women out there who just like me don’t have the time or the want to spend their days cleaning and also give you my review of the LG Twin Wash Washing machine.
CHEAPER DOESN’T ALWAYS MEAN LESSER QUALITY
Does the thought of the Christmas festive season send your brain into over-drive?
All the to-do’s, the Christmas socializing, present buying, decorating, grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning for guests, having the perfect insta-worthy tree, taking your kids to see Christmas lights, get Santa photos, watch carols and on and on it goes while still trying to maintain your work life and mum life because all of that doesn’t just stop because it’s December!
If you’re anything like me you will get anxiety just thinking of the lead up in to Christmas so in this article I want to share 8 ways to reduce your stress levels this festive season.
SUMMER STYLING THAT'S PERFECT FOR MUMS ON THE GO
You may have noticed I have been working with Little One’s Nappies for a few months now as a product ambassador. But we actually made the switch from using only a more expensive brand last year. I hardly ever do product reviews but I think this is one that worth a read especially if you’re a new mum or a Mummy looking to save a few dollars!
A GUIDE TO: OVERSEAS TRAVEL WITH A TODDLER - ADVICE, TIPS & TRICKS
Summer fashion can be quite daunting, and sometimes its better to just keep re-wearing things that you've had in your wardrobe for years! Motherhood makes a lot of changes to your body, and as seasons change, it can a bit terrifying to start sifting through your clothes wondering why nothing fits like it used to!
Here are my top 5 things that you need to have in your wardrobe this summer that will be classic enough to wear year after year, but also stylish enough to be in the best dressed list!
EUROPE 2017 - GREEK ISLANDS
After nearly 7 weeks of travelling through Greece and Italy we have made it home. We had an incredible time and can honestly say it was the best experience for us as a family.
I have been asked by many, many Mama’s to share our tips and advice for overseas travel. I have written about flying with toddlers before but this will cover the rest of your holiday too! We have learnt a lot along the way and I hope this guide can help you too.
5 THINGS YOU ALREADY OWN THAT ARE SO FASHIONABLE RIGHT NOW
I have had so many people ask me to share details of the Greek Island so I thought I would give you an insight in to where we stayed, what we ate, what we did and my thoughts on traveling the Greek Island with our toddler. The Greek Islands have been on my bucket list since I was a teen and they did not disappoint.
LADIES WHO WINE
Keeping up with fashion trends can be as hard as trying to keep a child tame after a eating an entire bag of jellybeans, yep, that HARD! But this month I thought we could back off “whats new” and focus on “what you've already got” as far as fashion is concerned.
I know being stylish isn't always fun, trust me, I get around in my gym gear (even though I only go once a week) for most of the week, and honestly wash my hair maybe twice a week if I get a minute to do so.
BABY BOLOGNESE USING HSR
Wine, great food, laughs & friends, all child free . Sounds like heaven right?! It sure was - a winter heaven in Melbourne.
Earlier this month I headed on a girls weekend in Melbourne for a boutique wine tour of the Mornington Peninsular thanks to "Wine Compass" wine tours. Tonight on the blog I want to share with you where we went and where we stayed!
COMPLETE PROTEIN FALAFELS
What's cuter than a baby eating spaghetti?.... Nothing!
BUT the mess after is not too cute.
Spag bol is my go-to quick and easy meal prep for Millie. It’s SUPER easy and the best part is that you can freeze it in little containers and have it ready to go at any moment. Another great thing about spaghetti bolognese is that you can easily jam pack it with lots of veggies and if need be grate them finely so the kids can’t see them. Lucky for me Millie actually loves the colours and picking out the different veggies to eat them.
ON THE GO - MEAL PLAN USING HSR
When creating the concept of Miss Bliss Whole Foods Kitchen (MBWK) I wanted to be able to provide a wide array of people with different dietary requirements diverse food options to nourish their bodies.
My first concept was an on-the-go cabinet full of fresh salads, breakfast pots and other items. To compliment the salads, I wanted to provide protein options, and most importantly complete protein options for vegans and vegetarians.
QUINOA POWER PORRIDGE
Earlier in the year I gave you a series of blogs for the Governments "Health Star Rating" about how you can use the system to make healthier choices for you and your family along with some recipes and my overview of the system.
If you didn't get to read those blogs or would like to know a heap more about the system you can read them here:
HOW TO: MIX ACTIVE WEAR WITH FASHION
Waking up in winter isn’t easy, I’m reluctant to get out of my bed and my mind is telling me to stay curled up in my fluffy doona, snooze my alarm and oversleep. But let’s be real – I don’t have time for that!
To curb the bad habit and get my day started off on the right track I need to plan my day – and when I say plan my day, I mean plan breakfast as an incentive to face the chilly morning.
PURE IS BEST
You know the deal, it seems active wear has really blurred the line between something you simply workout in and change out of, and become this insane fashion epidemic that’s extremely versatile and stylish.
So how exactly does one pull off the “maybe I have worked out, or maybe I just chose to wear this all day because its comfy AF….?” Easy!
WINTER WARDROBE STAPLE: ANKLE BOOTS
I am no beauty blogger and I am definitely not a skin care expert but I do have a passion overall wellness for our minds & bodies and our skin and personal care and that of our kids should be included in that.
To be honest when Pure Papaya connected me to collaborate with them I wasn't quiet sure how I could help them because like I said Im not a beauty blogger but I was convinced that I could help spread their important message to Mummies after reading just this one simple line -
As we head in to the winter months it's time to pull out your boot collection.If you're anything like me ankle boots are at the top of your list when it comes to winter shoe fashion.
They are not only are a fashion must-have this season but are extremely practical and make anyone's legs look good.