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The Importance of Living in Truth and Looking After Yourself

A key part of living a happy and fulfilling life is to always be 100% truthful about who you are and what you want/need out of life. There is no right or wrong (as long as you

Getting Fit with a Baby in Tow

For the last few months, I've had an almost instinctive defence mechanism to getting in shape. It's only been 6 months! I just made a human being puh-lease! I'm so sleep deprived! Leave me alone! I don't

Learning To Let People In

I would like to say I've always been introverted. But deep down, I know it's not true. I think in the last few years, I have been introverted by choice. I have shut down as a protective

You are My Everything…NOT

Saying '"I do" doesn't mean becoming co-dependent I am a romantic. I used to be, anyway. I loved watching and reading about all-consuming loves like in Moulin Rogue and all those sappy Nicholas Sparks novels. I always dreamed of

What I’m Learning From Guys Who Pick Up Girls

I have a funny confession. I have been watching videos and reading articles on the art of pickup. What is pickup? It's basically the art of picking up girls to sleep with. So clearly I'm not watching

My Dream…and How to Find Your Dream

My Dream I was going through the many drafts in my blog when I stumbled upon the post below originally entitled "Finding Your Dream". I had written it many years ago before I even became a mum.

Hair Bands: An easy and chic look for busy mums

If you're a mum with long hair, chances are you're constantly rocking the "mum bun/ponytail" look 'cause you don't have time to eat let alone style your hair! After three years, I decided it was time to glam up the

My Current Skincare Regime + Processing the Emotional Scars of Having Acne

My Acne Story has been one of the more popular posts on my blog. Once in a while, someone will email me asking me the details to the Dermalogica clinic I went to and I email them

Turning 30…and learning to look after myself

A few weeks ago I opened up an old journal: 24 April 2003, THURS My birthday was THE coolest. …and I realised it's been a long time since I've felt exuberantly happy. All I've ever wanted was to

Silicone Icy Pole Tubes: Make healthy frozen treats at home for the kids

Whoever invented reusable silicone icy pole tubes is a genius. They are so easy to fill and clean, store flat in the freezer and are relatively mess-free for the bub to eat compared to popsicles made with the commonly-used plastic

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