tagged: wellbeing

Matching pantry containers

wellbeing
2 min read
I want matching pantry containers. I watched a few YouTube videos by an influencer with a huge pantry filled with these beautiful matching clear containers with labels, and I've been thinking about it ever since.

That family holiday is worth the work

motheringwellbeing
1 min read
We’ve just got back from a 4 day stay at Sea World Resort (Australia). The amount of planning, effort and money required to do a holiday with a toddler and a baby is so immense I often wonder pre-holiday if going on a trip is even worth it.

Simple is hard

wellbeingmothering
2 min read
My word for the year in 2021 is self. Self is a loaded word because people can take it to mean “self-absorbed” or “selfish”, so I first hesitated to choose it.

To be whole is the goal

wellbeing
1 min read
In Nat Eliason’s post “Be Yourself, Not a Niche" he encourages us to blog about whatever we are interested in, instead of fitting a specific niche.

Strategies for dealing with a catnapping baby (that don’t involve sleep training): Mindset and resetting expectations

motheringwellbeingproductivity
2 min read
My firstborn spent months in the first year of their life only taking 30 minute naps, while attached to me. After trying every strategy and suggestion to get them to sleep longer or alone, and driving myself to the brink of insanity in doing so, I knew that something had to change.

Mantras for when the baby won’t nap alone

motheringwellbeing
1 min read
My productivity doesn’t determine my worth.

1 year ago, I gave up Twitter

wellbeingproductivity
1 min read
I don’t need to publish another lengthy essay about quitting social media, the internet has enough of those. In bullet points:

2020 - Shadow and Light

wellbeingworkmothering
3 min read
I can’t review 2020 without first acknowledging the immense amount of privilege I have benefitted from, in this year that has been challenging for so many.

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