Is this photo an accurate representation of my children? Not at all. Do I love this photo? Of course I do- I have it as my screensaver. But it doesn’t make it any more accurate.
You might think this is a lovely photo of the kids just before they went to bed but in fact this was at 10am after they been watching TV all morning because I had to get some work done (enter mum guilt). What you can’t see is that the night before we had to cut the feet off Henry’s pajamas so his feet had enough room (I cropped that out).The other half of that banana in Henry’s hand was squished into the couch out of view of the camera. And that purple dog behind Alice had been the cause of a major tantrum as I didn’t know how to change the batteries (“Dad would know” she shouted).
Photos are often so far from reality. We must remember that when we have an attack of mum self doubt and scroll through social media comparing ourselves and our children to everyone else.
Next time you look at a perfect photo remember that there is so much going on behind it. It’s a snippet of time (which often takes a lot of posing and a lot of bribing!). Or in our case a lot of “say grandmas knickers” to get them to smile. X
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The weekend we ventured out to Strandbroke Island. A surprise from my husband. It Was like stepping into an Instagram picture... #strandbrokeisland #meandmygirl1
I'm so glad I came across this business before I fell pregnant with Owen! 💁🏼 It's given me the security and peace of mind knowing that I won't need to run back to a traditional 9-5 job before he or I am ready! It offers the flexibility to work from anywhere (e.g. on the couch in my pjs!), the ability to feel financially abundant, and work amongst an inspiring tribe of over 200+ women chasing the same thing! There is nothing more fulfilling than helping people free themselves while improving their health and wellness! 💛 I'm excited to be opening 10 seats at tonight's event! First in, best dressed. Private message me for the log in details. 📲 See you there tonight, gorgeous xx #swipeleft
A couple of weeks ago I spent a bit of time with these kids taking this shot!
Guess what? Has been the best time of the week..So many laughs 😂!
Kids are amazing and they can teach you priceless little things such as being honest and why not, how to have again a big fat smile printed on your face...♥️ #lunchtime #funtimes
To go barefoot, or not?
The choice is yours! We like to go without shoes during class because not only do you have better balance, you feel more "grounded"
When you go barefoot you have more of a connection to your body. You feel things more, not to mention if you happen to wear shoes everywhere you're feet get to air out and feel fresh!
And if you still want to wear shoes that is totally fine as well! Some mummas may feel more comfortable and that's what we want for you to feel during our classes - comfortable😍
Step lightly mumma, we're in this together xx
Righto ladies, how amazing is this kitchen from @daniellestahl.
Notice her sink essentials are anchored on that gorgeous rose coloured tray, giving the appearance of visual order.💫
Using a tray is an easy way to keep your sink essentials together, all while helping you contain any of those pesky drips or soap residue.💯
Give me an emoji if you wished your kitchen looked like this 🙌
So its only Tuesday huh!?
And you're hanging out for the weekend ~ you've got a long way to go kid! ✌️
Landed back on home soil and couldn’t feel more relaxed , recharged and ready to see my 3 babies 💖💙 I feel we got exactly what we needed and are ready to head back into work/parent life with a much better attitude and perspective ✨ #noplacelikehome #willprobablybehavingameltdownbytonight
~ Acro yoga with my lover ~
These moments are few and far in between now that one of us always has a baby on our hip but when we do get time to play this is one of our favourite past times to enjoy together and we really should make it more of a regular thing. There is nothing quite like the feeling of flying whilst being supported by someone that you trust with all your heart 💛
Here’s what one of our lovely customers had to say about our GINGHAM WRAP DRESS...
“This piece surpassed my expectations! It is made well with a good quality cotton fabric. Very comfortable and perfect length for me! True to size I’d say, I’m generally an 8-10, I bought the 8 and it fits well, I think a 10 wouldnhave fit well too. Thank you! (Oh and shipping was super fast too!)”
Click the link in our bio to head straight on over to our online store x #chasingcaseclothing
Fresh and hydrated.💧
1mL of thick filler used here. ✨
I swear one day I will leave the house and NOT return with something for Felix 😂 I had to leave before I purchased half the shop! @lazyfroggifts
🌿seedy apricot & cranberry energy balls 🌿
These were an experiment, and I was super happy with how they turned out! Such a good arvo pick me up and were so quick to make! 🙌🏻🙌🏻
Recipe: blend 1 cup of apricots with a cup of oats and a tablespoon of boiling water. Once combined place in a bowl with 1/2 cup desiccated coconut, 1/4 cup of pepitas, sunflower seeds, flaked almonds and cranberries, + 1 tablespoon chia seeds, cashew butter, & coconut oil, and x2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Stir to combine, then roll in balls and set in the fridge. Enjoy! ☺️
nothing to see here —just a vicious pitbull and his side chick
Poor Lara didn’t have a great night, with an upset tummy 😔 This is what we’ve used to support her body.
🌿Digestzen Roller applied to her abdomen to calm her tummy.
🛁Frankincense in a nice warm bubbly bath to soothe and strengthen her body.
💪🏼Immune Blend on the soles of her feet to promote a strong immune response.
🌹Rose, the queen of oils, down her spine.
😴Lavender on her temples and back of neck to calm and promote restful sleep.
And I think we’re in the all clear now! 😅
Thank goodness for easy, natural resources on hand in times of need! 🤩🌿🙌🏼
Half of my wardrobe is Target Dannii Minogue Petites and that percentage keeps going up. This blouse was purchased last week for $15 on clearance but I currently can’t find it online.
Top: clearance @targetaus
Dannii Minogue Petites ‘Tie Neck Satin Blouse’ $15
Pants: old Roberto Cavalli for Target
Shoes: current @bigwaustralia
‘B Collection Women's Microsuede Court Heel - Nude’ $25
Ive been waiting 2 months to see this with all the colours we picked out all come together and it looks fantastic!! Can't wait to pick it up and put it on the wall ❤️❤️❤️
Spring is just around the corner so we thought we should celebrate with a MASSIVE 25% off All Clothing.
Procrastination. The action of delaying or postponing something. That something is housework. So much housework. And I woke up so full of energy! Maybe some fresh air will ignite more enthusiasm. Ok, when Olly wakes up we’re off outdoors. And I’m going to stop you right there before you say that sounds like further procrastination... because you would be right. ☼↟
Its official my baby is in a big bed 😭😭😭
Who else has so much going on they forget everything? 🙋♀️
Definitely feels like there's snow on the tops on trees today!! Brrrrrrr @my_scandi_pastel_
little trees are so delightful and would look just gorgeous on just about any shelf - head to @123retroantiques
we have plenty or colours and even some without snow for the summer months were all hoping come soon ☺️
The perfect alternative to soap! Combining a comforting blend of organic botanicals and oats, our baby bath tea is high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that will not dry out bub’s skin or remove any natural oils. It smells amazing and leaves little one moisturized!
Looking ever so grown up with her Batman bag on her back.
She didn't have the best day at school last week and was super anxious all morning about going today from the moment she woke up. Poor baby looked petrified and kept crying saying she doesn't want to go. An hr of this and she had some tears and said 'l dont want to go to the fathers day night next week' #bingo
Her teachers seem to think this is what set her off last week as there was alot of talk about fathers day and the special night for dad's at school. I thought she would have been so pumped and excited to take Kirk (AKA her bestie) to school. Maybe its the excitment of having him, knowing there will be other dad's there, too many people or its just not her normal routine. But as soon as l said you don't have to the tears and anxiety stopped and off to preschool she went without a fuss.
Although she did ask her teacher to call me to bring in her turtle (weighted animal) as she has been a bit upset 😓 l wanted her to bring it as she hasn't been coping but she was adament that it couldn't come to school. So l am glad she realised she needed to ask. Cant wait to pick her up to see how she went. She is only there for 5 hrs but that's a big deal for her physically and mentally at the moment. So proud that she was able to stop and talk about how she was feeling twice today and grateful for her caring teachers always letting me know how she is going @gemfinn
Now this is our kinda colour palette! We adore this shot we came across by @ziink_interiors
- look how many beautiful things there are in one little square! 😍
These Write To Me Baby Journals are a huge favourite of ours, and yours too by the looks of things because we are now sold out of the grey! There are still a few of the gorgeous pink journals left in stock at Mini Nation though, along with a handful of other Write To Me goodies. They make the most wonderful gifts for new Baby-Mamas, encouraging them to slow down, take it all in and have a little bit of me time 🌸💕
How adorable is this little honey Cali @mama.and.her.minis
| The newborn phase seems to pass so quickly and for some it can be such a haze. Beautiful keepsake pics like this to look back on are just so special. 🍯✨ 📸 Image captured by the talented @wisephotographygc
What am amazing day😀 Spring is almost here which means HAYFEVER weather 😢 We have oils to combat those itchy eyes and sniffles 🌱🙏
As you can see my three year old was quality controlling at some point while these cakes were cooling 🤬 not cool when I need the bottom corner for a bloody car bumper 🙄🙄 when it comes to baking I need all the help I can get and this is NOT helpful 😭😭😭unlikelyfarmerswife
He’s growing and changing so fast I can’t keep up! We were in the Wegmans bathroom yesterday and I dropped my paper towel on the ground, before I even had a chance to bend over to pick it up and I heard a tiny little voice say UH OH! 😂😂😂 why is everything they do so cute?! It’s just so fun to see them understanding things. We started a little ol thing called an adoption homestudy last week and even though we still have a long road ahead of us, we are so hopeful for the future. Now if only we can get him through this sleep regression we would be 👌🏻😂
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To say we were excited for the farm share today would be an understatement. #thepotato