So, it seems that I’m OK

Selfie 31 Aug 2015

I’ve been trying to write something here for weeks now, but every time I get started the words feel stilted and there is no coherent theme. Have I run out of things to blog about? Have I lost my words (again)? Will I ever again write anything worth reading? I’ve even started articles for other […]

Cleaning my house with Airtasker


This post is brought to you by Airtasker. Cleaning the house is my least favourite thing to do. It’s even worse than cooking as far as I’m concerned. I wait until things are really grim before I get stuck into it and then, of course, it’s a huge job. Now that the boys are older, […]

Would you like to Move It, Move It? Giveaway!

King Julien

I really couldn’t write about Moving It, without King Julien, could I? I have to admit, I’m not really into exercise, but I love yoga and I’m proud that I can now run for at least 1 km without stopping. I’m proud that I can run 4 out of the 6 km around Lake Wendouree […]

Guilt or shame? Knowing the difference.

Redhead with messy hair covering her face with hands

During a recent hissyifit emotional breakdown, I realised that I have been feeling like I was being punished. That everything that was wrong with my life was somehow a punishment for my ex’s wrong doing. Because that makes sense, right? I had no idea how much guilt I still carried about the break up of my marriage. Guilt about […]

The stories I tell myself

vector creativity concept - brain illustration

Our brain is full of neural pathways made by the same thoughts we keep repeating to ourselves, over and over again. These thoughts are the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of our reality. These are some of the stories I tell myself. My life is hard. Parenting is hard. Solo parenting is hard. I […]