Pieces of Me

Hearts Desires

Each time I have sat down to write the words to describe the narrative of this year, I am at a loss. The words suspended almost, like I am not quite able to reach them, dance with them and put them down to complete my sentences. The year itself has felt that way for the…

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Pieces of Me

‘Tis the season for shopping

Eight days till it is all over. Eight days till the presents will all be unwrapped. The Christmas ham left overs will be wrapped up in the fridge waiting for left over lunches and late breakfasts. Excited children will be playing for hours with their new toys. Christmas will once again, be over. But in…

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7 inspiring women who turned the world on its head

Success is a spectrum and for me, achieving it is not just about money and it certainly isn’t about having it all. I want my kids to grow up in a household where they see a successful mother who chases her dreams and her curiosity and makes time for everything that she loves. My motivation…

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Nine Months More

Some things are always important

Some things will always be important. Bed time stories, kisses good night, I love you’s: these are just a few things that will always be an important part of our day, our house and the heart beat that makes up our little family. Some things we never even knew how important they would be, until…

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Conversations I never had with my mother

Not one of us can deny that parenting has changed over the ages. From the expectations we place on ourselves as parents, to the dynamics of how a family works and even the conversations we have with our children. Perhaps these conversations are one of the most striking, if not entertaining, aspects that have changed…

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Dear Santa, this is what I actually want for Christmas.

Dear Santa, Let’s get something straight this year. I have been good, really good, so when it comes to dipping into your bag of presents in December please know I have enough socks and pyjamas. I buy all the books I want to read. If you give me a kitchen appliance I may just throw…

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Dear Santa, this is what I actually want for Christmas

Let’s get something straight this year. I have been good, really good, so when it comes to dipping into your bag of presents in December please know I have enough socks and pyjamas. I buy all the books I want to read. If you give me a kitchen appliance I may just throw it back…

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Practical things you didn’t know you could buy online

Once upon a time (yes, I am deliberately starting this as if it is a fairy tale because it was so long ago now…) I would spend days upon days wandering through stores looking for things that took my fancy. Sometimes I would spend those days madly rushing around looking for the one thing I…

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Spoil your family (and Santa) for less than $50 this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and while the carols playing in stores and Instagram posts of advent calendars are nostalgic, stress levels inadvertently rise this time of year. I’m talking about stress on both you AND your bank account. But preparing for Christmas doesn’t have to be so tense. To help you prepare for…

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The Kinnie Club

Rostered on for Christmas

The air is heavy with expectation in December. Like the thick fog that settles on a winters morning. Mornings where I can barely see out of my kitchen window as the blanket of haze takes over the horizon. Christmas is no different. The thin air is extinguished and in its place a thick heavy blanket…

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