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The antidote to mom guilt

The antidote to mom guilt

Mom guilt   Mom guilt. I think it’s fair to say that most women have heard this term. But what is it and why does it happen? Research shows that mom guilt tends to happen most when a mother has aligned herself closely to the Perfect Mother Myth. Briefly, the...

When a child is born, so too is the mother

When a child is born, so too is the mother

Matrescence. Have you heard of the term Matrescence before? I’d love to know. That word meant nothing to me when I first heard it. But when it was explained it felt like breathing a big breath of fresh air. Particularly because I was 20 weeks pregnant and sitting in...

The subtleties of Mom shaming

The subtleties of Mom shaming

Dr Joe Dispenza recently posted a video on Instagram stating that a child’s emotional state begins in the womb, that ‘how the woman perceives her environment, will shape and mould her child to face the same environment the mother is perceiving.’  While there may be...

The things pregnant women aren’t supposed to talk about

The things pregnant women aren’t supposed to talk about

“What’s wrong? You’re pregnant. You should be happy!” That was a question put to me in my early days of pregnancy. I wasn’t not happy. I was shell shocked. There’s a difference. I was nauseous 24/7, my body flooded with hormones causing chronic constipation, fatigued...

Welcome to Unveiling Motherhood

Welcome to Unveiling Motherhood

Welcome to my first article in Unveiling Motherhood and thank you for being here with me. If any of these topics I'm going to discuss here resonate with you, my hope then is to that they will bring about hope, inspiration and possibly a new lense and perspective to...

To know yourself, is to think for yourself.

To know yourself, is to think for yourself.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my years as a human, a big personal development fan and from speaking with people on a deep level it’s this; in one way we are absolutely and completely unique creatures, and in another way, we are devastatingly all the same! I...

The world is quiet now, can you hear yourself speak?

The world is quiet now, can you hear yourself speak?

I recently went on a two week trip to California, on my own. A 36 year old, married woman, travelling on her own, staying in hostels. I had the time of my life! It was on this trip I learned a lot about myself. I learned that I am made up of some really great stuff,...

Are you a ‘real’ business owner yet?

Are you a ‘real’ business owner yet?

It’s 2014, I am at a dreaded networking event and the sweat is rolling down my back. I’m two years in ‘business’ now. I have a bunch of Vistaprint business cards in my hand at the ready, praying that no one asks me for one. That was the story...

Is your WHY game STRONG enough?

Is your WHY game STRONG enough?

It wasn’t for my love for waxing that I decided to leave my decently paid corporate job and set up my small hair removal business in the middle of a recession. No no, that wasn’t it. Seven years later it’s still not my love for waxing that gets me out of bed and into...

Do you let it all hang out in your business?

Do you let it all hang out in your business?

I was recently in the coolest little coffee shop in Alicante, Spain. Found it on Trip Advisor, drawn to it by its high ranking and picture of pancakes with mention of a diary free option. The minute I walked in I knew whoever owned this little place, loved it....

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