3 Step Nutrition Plan for Mums to Thrive this Festive Season

Nutrition Plan for Mums - Mother and daughter with christmas cookies

Today we welcome Natalie Thompson, Accredited Practicing Dietitian, to share with us her amazing 3 Step Nutrition Plan for Mums to Thrive this Festive Season.

Christmas. Does it evoke emotions of anxiety? Running yourself ragged from all the social commitments, the obligatory extended family get-together, the endless amounts of food and alcohol.  for Mums

It should be a happy time of year to celebrate with family and friends.

Even though it is usually busy socially, it is a great time to slow down and reflect.  Reflect personally and professionally on the year that was and the coming year.Continue Reading →

Embracing Mothers Guilt – Why I’m ok with it

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“Put your phone down mummy”.  Those words still cut through me.  I was awash with mothers guilt.  I felt ashamed and guilty that I was trying to hide the fact that I was responding to emails rather than watching Orlando put on a little show for me.  I hadn’t seen him all day, and yet somehow I still couldn’t dedicate five minutes to my son.   He’s only 2.5 years old and yet he could see straight through me.

I thought to myself “I’m a shit mum”.

The mothers guilt that I felt that day, and seem to feel every day, is a constant battle.Continue Reading →