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Motherhood Victories – A New Chapter

Hello from the other side. We did it, we actually made it! No more nappies, night feeds, dummies, prams, toilet training, spoon feeding. I blinked and our three babes turned into little humans. Our youngest – Lola, has just turned four and I’m not sure…

August 17, 2016
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Mama Time – Perfectly Papinelle

As another year draws to a close, I’ve vowed to consciously seek ‘Mama time’. Allowing myself the space (mentally & physically) to unwind and rejuvenate. Remove myself from the chaos, reclaim a little femininity. Trial some new health & beauty regimes, embrace the flicker of a candle,…

December 18, 2015
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Swiftly Spontaneous

‘Fly by the seat of my pants’, one of my all-time favourite movie quotes (Pretty Woman, the 90’s classic). I love the notion behind this, the ability to make those wildly spontaneous decisions. But how easy is this? I’m a planner. Always have been…

August 31, 2015
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The Bag Fillers

My girls have a love of bags. Not just bags, but full bags. Bags that are bursting at the seams with ‘stuff’. Trinkets, plastic food, blankets, books, phones, crayons, dolls clothes – all essential items for their upcoming ‘vacation to the lounge room’. I…

July 22, 2015
Finding Balance
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The B Word

As a Mum, I’m always in search of what I deem the holy grail of parenthood – BALANCE. It’s a term thrown around a lot in my circle of friends and I’ve often wondered; is it ever possible to achieve just the ‘right’ balance? I spent…

July 18, 2015