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Date night…at Bunnings?

Do you do date night? We never did. Ever. But this year, something shifted… My husband and I have been together 10 years. 10 YEARS since I left Canada and moved to Australia, “temporarily”.  A mortgage, 2 kids, 2 dogs, 6 chickens, 2 guinea pigs, later, we are still here. But until recently, times were super tough….

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PND 4 Years On…

  Did you know that Post Natal Depression can actually affect you even MORE deeply in your first child’s fourth year?  And that if you experienced Antenatal or Postnatal Depression in that child’s first year, you are even more likely to experience it now? Surprised? Me too… But it does offer some explanation to the…

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An Ode to my Boobies

Oh Boobies… You came out of nowhere, one day in Grade 10. For a tom-boy like me, I had no idea what to do with you. I liked running, horse back riding, soccer…all sports that involved movement. LOTS of movement. Despite my ignorance to you, you stayed firm. Nor did I know what to do…

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The Heaviest 5km…

Today was the heaviest run I’ve ever done. 5km on flat terrain…. But I nearly didn’t get there. Or at least, HEAVY is the perfect word for how it felt from the word go. Heavy because I was exhausted. Nights of weeks of months of now FOUR years of sleep deprivation. From tantrums. Food throwing….

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5 Tips to Shift Your Mindset NOW

OK, so you’re a Mom.  Which means that when you’re exhausted (which is likely to hit you almost daily), you can’t just lay down and have a sleep.  If you get the chance, by all means take it! But for the majority of us, finding enough energy and shifting our mindset from ‘WHY CAN’T I…

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The Baby Time Warp

I live in this time-warped world, and you might, too. I call it “the Baby Time Warp”.  The minutes which flow into hours into days into weeks into YEARS…and suddenly, your baby is turning four. FOUR YEARS OLD.  She has conversations with you. She argues.  She is a little PERSON in every single way, asserting…

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