Don’t talk to me like that

Don’t talk to me like that

I caught myself doing it again. The negativity was hard to shake and I had to make a conscious effort to tell myself otherwise... Your inner narrative/voice is such a powerful thing! It dictates the way you love yourself, and how you love others - including your spouse. For those of us who allow the negative commentary to take hold and fuel our actions or lack of action altogether, it can be a difficult weight to carry mentally on a daily basis...

Today is “me day” for my marriage

Today is “me day” for my marriage

As a parent, when was the last time you had an entire day to yourself to do whatever your heart desired? I know, this sounds like the stuff of dreams when you've spent months if not years changing, feeding, washing, cleaning, playing, teaching and everything else that comes with parenthood! Those days of freedom before the kids came along feel like so long ago that you question if they even existed...

Let me clean your mess

Let me clean your mess

I was heavily pregnant, and dealing with the random episodes of sickness that would hit during the night. On each occasion, even though my husband was often enjoying his sleep, he would hear me get up to rush (speed waddle) to the bathroom and follow behind me to make sure I was okay. On one particular night, the sickness hit before I could reach the toilet...

5 Survival tips for new parents

5 Survival tips for new parents

Of all the comments and advice that would come my way when I was pregnant, a popular saying was "enjoy your freedom while you can" followed by a knowing laugh. All they needed was a swivel chair and a cat to stroke, and you'd have your classic villain! Isn't it funny how now that I am also on the other side questioning what freedom even is - I get it! They say if you don't laugh you'll cry... *cackles*