How did that happen?!
In this post, I'm keen to share what I've been up to.
Image: Charles Deluvio
Getting out of the door in the morning with small children can be difficult.
I see you.
Even if the morning is a well oiled machine, I’m still rushing.
These words have made their way across the internet. This is a topic close to my heart. But this is a topic close to the hearts of all parents. How do we keep our kids safe?
In this blog, I share my thoughts on this.
Image: Luis Galvez
I read something by @themindfuldietitian last week that stopped me. Promptly saved it to digest later (pun intended!). And I've been thinking about it ever since.
Image: Fanny Renaud
I was catching up with friends after work yesterday. I walked out the door in the morning and thought: "eh, I'll deal with this when I get back. At least they aren't coming here." And at the last minute, location changed. To my place!
Hi all! I was super thrilled to be invited on to speak with Shelley McClure of Pollination Mamas (definitely check out her other work).
We had a really great chat about the state of postpartum culture, my story and my work within the community (and world) to revolutionise postpartum mental health and care.
I really loved this interview - for so many reasons. And I'd love for you to give this a listen!
We’re going to be doing things differently around here.
I have expressed my frustration most recently that I don’t have enough space in an Instagram caption to fully articulate my thoughts and processes.
Image: Melissa Askew
I talk about this a lot and I'm nearly always met with a bit of resistance. And that's totally okay.
Becoming a parent CAN be traumatic.
The thing about trauma is that it is SO personal and so individual.
Did anyone see this poem by Annie Ridout?!
"I've just had a baby -
I was standing in front of Parliament House in Canberra in February of this year.
It was early in the morning and my teeth were chattering from the nerves and the cold. My alarm went off at 5am but I hadn’t slept. I’d breastfed and soothed a 12 month old through the night. I was due to be on live TV any moment. I was in Canberra after being selected as a Trailblazer as part of the ABC Heywire program. It was already an epic adventure - and to have this opportunity to talk about The Postnatal Project on primetime TV was massive.