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Rachel

pregnant

Why you should share that you are pregnant before 12 weeks.

By | Uncategorized, Miscarriage and Infant Loss | No Comments

There is this line that we draw at around the 12week mark when it is deemed ‘safe’ to share that you are pregnant. Perhaps because you have had an ultrasound now to confirm everything is well, or maybe just because the chances of pregnancy loss after 12 weeks are reduced.

Whatever the reason, most people tend to wait until that time to go public with their pregnancy. Myself included for most of my pregnancies. Read More

bushwalking

Bushwalking with Children in Blue Mountains

By | Out with Children, Blue Mountains Experience

Now that the weather is cooling down a bit, it is perfect time to do some outdoor exploring. This is one of the best things about our children growing up in the Blue Mountains- having such a beautiful outdoors to explore!

Where are the best bush walks to go on with your young ones? Glad you asked!
Bushtrackers have done some wonderful work at finding and mapping out some of the best bush walks for families. Better yet they have created illustrated maps that you can print out to make the adventure even more fun for your kids!

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Should my children be my Joy?

By | Mum life, Perspective

I always just assumed that the joy I felt from my children was a direct response to who they are as people. It had nothing to do with me or my needs, it was about them and the happiness that they brought to my life just by being part of it. But a couple of recent events have challenged this assumption. Read More

fruit picking

Day trip to Bilpin

By | Uncategorized, Out with Children, Blue Mountains Experience, Supporting Blue Mountains

We all know that the recent fire season has had a really big effect on local Blue Mountains businesses. So, how can we help? We can visit!

We recently took a drive out to Bilpin because I wanted to see the land and how it had been affected. I also wanted to show our support to the local businesses who have taken a big hit. I thought it also might be helpful to write a blog showing a few of the places we love to visit so that you too might consider making trip with the family.

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self care

What does Self Kindness for 2020 look like?

By | Mum life, Inspiration

I have started to think ahead on these things. My husband travels quite a bit and so I am trying to be kinder to myself by intentionally scheduling in my own needs.

I pre-think a lot of my children’s needs at the beginning of the year, so why not my own?

So, I want to ask…

What might being kinder to yourself this year look like for you?

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