Life hack for tired, busy women!

Being exhausted seems to be the new norm for so many women because we are trying to juggle a million things and be so much to so many people in our lives.   One of the greatest hacks that I can share with you is what’s commonly known as “legs up the wall” yoga pose…

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5 Keys to the Art of Self Care

Self Care is a hot topic.  I see many women struggling with it because they already have too much on their plate and it becomes another job.  While we all need some time and space to ourselves, if this is your only self care, then it will probably never be enough as your energetic output…

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The Existential Crisis of Womanhood

As I work more and more intently supporting women through their huge life transitions, I’ve had the privilege to gain a deep and intimate understanding of the inner conflict facing many women today. I’ve been coaching through their life transitions for over 14 years (as a yoga teacher, doula, healer and mentor) together with having 6 children of my own…

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Build Resilience and Connection through Neighbourhood Play

Helicopter Parenting might keep your children safe in the short term, but what life skills are they missing out on for the long term that they gain through free play? Mike Lanza, Author of the book Playborhood, recognised a huge part of childhood that children seemed to be missing out on when he first had…

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How to use Mindful Rituals to Create a Happier Household

“The ‘Inner Book of Wisdom’ is inside of us. We have to start learning to TRUST it again.” – Tara Darlington “Restoration and relaxation go hand in hand with self-preservation. How often do you pause to appreciate the inner wisdom that resides within you? How often do you nurture the voice inside that cries out…

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Do you need to Expand your Definition of Motherhood to include Looking after You?

Every day someone says to either my husband or myself “I don’t know how you do it with 6 children, we struggle with two (or one, or three…). Our approach to bringing up our children has been something that we have put a lot of thought, discussion, education, awareness and effort in to. It’s not…

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How to Embrace Chaos and Create more Space and Flow in your Life

My life can be very chaotic – a teenager, 4 primary school children, a 4 year old still at home, my business, my husband and extremely high expectations of myself. Sometimes I flow easily with it and sometimes it drains me. I’ve noticed that when I get stuck in rushing and always thinking ahead, I…

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Helping Children Sleep Better. 5 Things you may not have thought of.

Getting 6 kids to bed should be an Olympic sport, and I when I do it right, I think I deserve the Gold Medal.  There are simple things that I know work well when I do them but once life gets busy and I get distracted with other things, it all falls apart -and I feel…

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3 Quick Fixes to get You Bouncing out of Bed before your Kids.

After having 6 kids, I became exhausted and my days started with my kids trying to drag me out of bed. In short, it was a horrible place to be in my life. I felt I wasn’t giving anywhere enough to my kids, I wasn’t enjoying my time with them and to be frank, I…

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