April 2017 - Better than Busy

Is mum guilt a good thing or a steaming pile of turd?

What is up with mum guilt? Mums seem to be particularly prone to a trip to Guiltsville. Gael Lindenfield says in her book Skip the guilt trip* parental guilt: “arises because parents are naturally programmed to want to do this role as perfectly as possible, and...

Is a self care routine the secret to beating busy mum overwhelm?

Are you ever frustrated by  helpful tips that busy mums need to: look after themselves, have a self care routine, and put on their own gas-mask first etc. Very wise indeed! BRILLIANT tips. I would put my own gas mask on first, but hey DUDE my hands are full –...

Can a Taylor Swift ringtone change you from busy mum to fun mum?

Being a mum is meant to be fun right?  I don’t know if it’s just me, but sometimes life doesn’t feel FUN. I get tired of being the busy mum – I want to be fun mum. Surely, it’s not supposed to be all laundry baskets and busyness? Sometimes mum-life feels like...

How to get your kids to appreciate you more – by doing less!

Want to know how to get your kids to appreciate that you clean their room? Obviously I deserve a parenting award because I know the answer. Want a clue? You will also find a little bit of extra time for yourself… do read on my friend… You may by now have...