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It's 6:15am, the baby has slept past her normal wake up time of 4:30am/5:30am. With a grin on my face, I feel fresh this morning. For the first time in a LONG time, I'm awake before she is and lapping up a few minutes of calm. I've been wanting to re-commit to my...read more
Candles lit. Daybreak is yet to come. I sit upon the cushion. Cradling my young, she instinctively latches and begins to suckle. Soft meditation music mingles with her gentle sounds of satisfaction. Closing my eyes, I utilize my spare hand to perform...read more
WAKE.UP. My eyes open and dart to her face in the bassinet next to me, she vomits in her sleep. I'm there immediately to shift her face to one side and clean her up. GRAB.HER.NOW. I flinch, reaching out instinctively, grabbing her delicate hand. She stumbles...read more
Lately, I’ve been feeling like a passenger. Pregnancy, being a mama, a wife, friend and family member, working full time, and keeping up with general admin, has taken the drivers' seat. Where am I? I'm riding shotgun, seat-belted in for safely, but offering no...read more
Dear Rachel, You sent an email recently talking about your latest project on navigating life transitions, now known as 'In spaces between' (oh so fitting). At the end of your email, you asked your tribe 'Are you currently in a transition/change in your life? If you...read more
Family connections are blood bound, husbands are tied to us through marriage, partners through intimacy, and friendships…it’s a soul connection. The term ‘soul sisters’ is given to a friendship that holds a bond that can last a lifetime. Trust, acceptance,...read more
I think it’s safe to say that we all have funky situations, you know, the experience of intense thought repetition affecting you like a cheap bottle of bubbles. Thoughts swirl around in your head limiting your ability to think about of anything else. I find the...read more
Every single friend, family member or lover is in our lives for a purpose. Not just to make life more exciting and to have beautiful people to share experiences with but they are there to teach us more about ourselves and enable us to grow in a way that we could not...read more
As I write this blog post, I am currently 40 weeks pregnant and sitting at Forestry Beach just south of Mangawhai (NZ). I’m feeling relaxed and ready to take on the inevitable – childbirth. The third trimester has been another mixed bag but one I wouldn’t trade in for...read more
Oh boy, when I hit the second trimester I was so grateful. I was under the impression that all my pregnancy symptoms would disappear; that I would get a second wind, feel filled with energy and have the much-desired pregnancy glow. Unfortunately, there are no...read more
Welcome to my home on the inter-web. Here I will be sharing my musings, experiences, and lifestyle choices as I navigate mamahood one day at a time.
Follow my journey to reclaiming my health and happiness as I hope to inspire, support, and empower all mama’s of this earth.