Long car trips while pregnant

GUEST BLOG: 12 Tips to surviving a road trip while pregnant

May/23 By

Road trips can be fun and are a wonderful way to see the countryside.  Planning a trip while pregnant can be just as much fun, however, you may need to consult your healthcare provider first, depending on the distance you Read the rest

GUEST BLOG: Autism and outdoor safety – how to create a safe haven in your backyard

GUEST BLOG: Autism and outdoor safety – how to create a safe haven in your backyard

May/19 By

 

Parenting a child on the autism spectrum includes unique challenges, and outdoor safety is one of them!

With a little ingenuity and thoughtfulness, you can create a safe, accessible, and functional backyard for your child.  

Here are some ideas Read the rest

Blogging events The Styling Mama Mummy Blog

Kids Business Bloggers Brunch: Sydney here I come

Apr/24 By

If you’ve ever considered attending a networking, influencer or blogging event, the Kids Business Bloggers Brunch should be at the top of your list!

But what’s the big freakin’ deal about all these networking “events”? (apart from the amazing food, … Read the rest

Tips for Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids: easy recipes with bonus tips

Dec/13 By

If you’re anything like me, cooking with kids is a process that you need to work up to. You need the patience of a saint, some eye blinkers like horses wear so that you can’t see all the mess happening … Read the rest

FIFO family how to cope with kids

Home organisation tips from a FIFO wife and mother

Dec/6 By

I wish I had a magic wand to wave and declare that there is an easy way to cope with as a FIFO wife and mother.

But there’s no wand.

It’s just bloody hard work.

I’ll write this from a … Read the rest

Journey to self-confidence with Hypoxi #mumlifehack

Jun/19 By

In the beautiful flattering lights of the Myer change rooms almost 25yrs ago, I turned around to check the back of the swimmers I’d just put on.

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And I cried.  I ripped off the bathers, devastated that somehow between seasons … Read the rest

SLI – Expressive and receptive language disorder: a new road for us.

SLI – Expressive and receptive language disorder: a new road for us.

May/3 By

Speech Language Impairment, expressive and receptive language disorder.  Just some of the terms I heard today.

It’s pretty rare that I blog twice in one night, given that sometimes I struggle to write once a week.

Tonight I’ve got a … Read the rest

Skinny jeans are back in rotation thanks to Hypoxi

May/3 By

You know how sales assistants always tell you to go down a size to allow for stretch in denim?

Well my sized-down jeans were banished to the back of the wardrobe when they started cutting off blood supply to my … Read the rest

The Styling Mama - Laneway Family Photos

Our epic laneway family photos with Jennifer Horner Photography

Apr/27 By

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Jen – you did it.  You overcame my fear (complete loathing) for family photoshoots.

Ever since our early years of pixifotos, and then venturing into lifestyle shoots, the thought of family photos made me want to vomit.  Or at least … Read the rest

Stuff for Mums to do these School Holidays

Apr/6 By

 

Is it even possible to find stuff for Mums to do these school holidays?  There are 50 billion websites dedicated to school holiday activities. 50 billion trillion ideas for the kids.

BUT WHAT ABOUT US?

I don’t know about … Read the rest