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The hidden cost of being a mother

The day my daughter was born was just a few short weeks after I’d finished my uni degree as a ‘mature age’ student.  At 27 I was one of the oldest in my class, and after discovering I was pregnant the year before, I squeezed in summer school to make sure I had some breathing... Share| [more]

Functioning vs thriving – an update

I have to be honest, the past six months have been a bit of a blur.  After moving myself and my children out of our family home of 7 years, I was waking up every day, putting one foot in front of the other and getting by; I was merely functioning. Something had to change... Share| [more]

Surviving as a single mum

Sponsored post for Origin Energy   I’ve been riding the single-mum train for a little over a year.  It’s definitely been a roller coaster with some serious highs and lows, but overall it’s working pretty well for my little family.  It’s peaceful and there are certainly more highs than lows. It wasn’t a decision I... Share| [more]

Booking holidays in Australia in advance

This is a sponsored post I had a giggle a couple of months ago when a friend of mine, Mrsceeeceee, mentioned on twitter that she was frustrated by how far in advance Australian’s book their holidays!  She was trying to book some last minute accommodation, but everything she liked was already gone. Do you do... Share| [more]