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It’s Okay to Lose Your Sh#t

(for Donna) It is well documented that I lose my shi#t on a regular basis. So much so, I now get weekly messages from fellow sh#t-losers. Thank you, by the way, your solidarity is much appreciated, particularly when I find Read more…


I’m done being busy…

Tonight I was cruising around on Pinterest because hey! I’m a boring 30-something mom and that’s what I do when I can’t sleep. Which, by the way, is every night, meaning that I’ve developed a bit of a Pinterest habit, Read more…


The season of parenting…

I am in a season of my life right now where I feel bone tired almost all of the time. Ragged, how-am-I-going-to-make-it-to-the-end-of-the-day, eyes burning exhausted. Exhausted to a point I literally live on coffee and cigarettes.  I have 2 girls Read more…


Post Natal Depression- The monster in my closet

Due to a PM I received on my comment on the Hippie Parents Facebook group , I’m putting in a picture of how I imagine my Postnatal Depression Monster to look. I have often joked about how I refer to Read more…


The act of self care

Last week on the Hippie Parents Facebook group I asked the moms a question. What is self care? Any specific things that you do? And no one could really answer me. We are so busy being there for everyone that Read more…


Things you should NEVER say to a mom…

1. ‘You look tired!’ So would you if you hadn’t slept for a couple of months (in my case YEARS!). Also, don’t talk about your own interrupted afternoon nap if you like being alive. 2. ‘Wait until they’re a toddler/pre-teen/teenager!’ Pensioners Read more…