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Words of wisdom for my children

Things I want my children to know and understand as they grow older •You don’t need to change your body; your body is incredible just as it is. Unfortunately, we live in a world that profits of of us not […]

Are you a Perfect Parent?

When it comes to raising children, how highly do you rate yourself? How do you go with consistency? Are you easily swayed from saying no to saying yes? Do your kids know that if they beg and plead and moan […]

How self-aware are you as a parent?

Lately I’ve been immersing myself in parenting books and books about empowering our children to become happy, confident and resilient individuals. During my reading, two things have happened; one is that I’ve noticed how many adults would benefit from thinking […]

My family holidays filled me with fear

**TRIGGER WARNINGS** The idea of a family holiday, fills most people with excitement and anticipation. It’s an opportunity to wind down and enjoy each other’s company away from the often mundane, monotony of our everyday lives. For me, on the […]

21 Tips To Take into the New Year

Things to remember as 2018 draws to a close and we head into the New Year 1. The size of your body doesn’t make you any less or any better than anyone else 2. The size of your body is […]

A journey worth taking

Body Positivity is a journey, not a destination. This was an important thing to realise. Most people think they are bigger than they actually are. My mum for example, always buys her outfits 1-2 sizes larger than she is because […]

‘Wow, I didn’t know you looked that bad!’

I’ve just come back from a shopping trip to Target. Today is the first day of Summer and so I made the decision that I would buy myself some shorts as an apology to my legs for keeping them hidden […]

When the mirror lies

Today I was at the gym, as one of the women I regularly workout with, commented to our trainer, about how she feels like she needs to drop a bit of weight. I looked over at her, this lean, proportionate, […]

Old habits die hard

Yesterday didn’t feel like a great day. I’m coming up to 15 months since I ended my 20 long year battle with bulimia once and for all. I don’t talk about my recovery often, mainly because when I finally arrived […]

“Today was the worst day ever!” my daughter cried.

Yesterday my 7-year-old daughter came home from school, dramatically declaring she’d had the worst day ever. Of course, I wanted to know what had happened, so she began recalling her day in great detail. Her story went on for quite […]