Kids make you accept so much more…

Before becoming a parent, there were things that I just couldn’t deal with. You know the stuff I’m talking about – body fluids, attitude, life. The more I get into this parenting thing, the more I realise that I am a helluva lot more tolerant than initially thought….. Adulting is rough, but yeeeoow, parenting can be […]

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RA pain – the real feels

“What does the pain really feel like?” That question is regular. It’s consistent. It’s kind of like living with arthritis and it’s wonderful daily reminder of its existence. Arthritis impacts both of my hands and wrists, and is clearly visible in these 2 areas. It used to impact my elbows and shoulders, however, as my lifestyle has changed, […]

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Living simply versus simply living

Minimalism is becoming a craze, like chia seeds and kale, it’s a topic on screens, lips and in homes everywhere. Personally, I have a strong distaste for the term “minimalism” as a way of choosing to live, as I am involved in groups online that have people who are afraid of living to their own […]

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I’m that mum..

I’m that mum that looks in the mirror and sees the reflection of a shadow of her former self, the body before kids that she took for granted; who touches the marks left behind from child bearing; that is greeted by the vision of no longer perky boobs, dimples in her thighs and bum, and […]

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Toddlers. That is all.

Currently, the multi wake ups during the night and 4-5am early rises and are leaving me drained. Beyond drained. Toddler rage has taken over my house, and I have become a slave to the half metre man. If this is what zombies look like in real life, then I have become one. Today as I sport a nicely […]

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