Faces on bananas and an icy breeze

I’m starting with the whimsy this week:The other day my daughter’s kindergarten teacher said to me “we all loved your banana”“err…excuse me…?”I totally forgot I drew a silly face on her banana. A gesture that took me 20 seconds apparently caused great delight in...

James Brown is not a Massage Tool

It’s that time of year again. A month until ‘Bowe week’ – the crazy week in my family where we ended up with our wedding anniversary, plus the two kids’ birthdays all falling within the same 7 days. No, I didn’t plan it that way! My oldest daughter’s birthday is a...

Self-compassion for our flaws creates connection

First up, if you want to listen to this week’s thoughts, you can do that on the Mum As You Are podcast HEREI’ve recently had a few people ask me about visibility – how do you show up to be authentic without getting too personal? Without all the 1990s sleepover...