When I had my first child, he was put on my chest and I felt like it was all ok. He was crying but I had this really strong feeling of knowing he was ok.
I’m the extremely proud, but also tired Mum of a girl who has strength and passion that some could only dream of.
At the end of every year my family sit together and we write a list of 100 things we are going to do in the next year. We go around the table and everyone adds something to the list that they would like us to do. Lets just say it’s an eclectic list!
Don’t get me wrong, I know that people have opinions on all topics, not just children and not just young children, but in this instance, I’m going to stick with the area of parenting toddlers in shopping centres and what that means in the big, kind of ugly world of unsolicited opinions.
Now I have passed three score years 10 what does motherhood mean to me.
Wow, I thought keeping kids entertained during regular school holidays was hard! The restrictions we are experiencing these school holidays as a result of Covid-19 are adding a whole new dimension to fighting school holiday boredom…
Before becoming a parent I had quite firm ideas in my mind of what it would be like. Of course I would be able to continue working the way I was beforehand. Travel? No problem. Working from home, no problem, I will just log in when the baby sleeps and get a good couple of hours in.
Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services, together with Communicare are pleased to be running a FREE Toilet Training Workshop at our office in Gosnells on Thursday the 27th of February 2020. From 6.00pm – 7.30pm. This informative workshop aims to provide you with knowledge and tools to help you through this stage with your child.
Does the idea of talking to your children about sex fill you with dread? Or are you keen to open up a conversation (or a few conversations!) but don’t know how? Are you worried about what children are exposed to online and/or about pornography? Recall how you learnt about sex – was it helpful or not? What would you like to do differently with your children? What would you like them to know that you didn’t? So. Many. Questions!
Parenting is not easy! There is no manual for parenting and not only do you have to learn as you go along but by the time you have got it sussed the children have grown out of that stage and it’s time to learn again!
This is a shout out to all you women out there who are still struggling and juggling between diapers and laptops. Yes! We truly understand your pain. Balancing between work and home can be a tedious and hectic task for sure; especially for new mums.
Lunchbox ideas for busy mums. It’s that time of year again when my social media feed fills up with posts like “Ok mums, show me your children’s lunchbox inspiration”. The posts are then filled with amazing pictures of bento boxes, freshly rolled sushi and rice paper rolls and fruit cut to look like a frog!