This Danish buzzword hygge will make you feel warm and fuzzy
Aug14

This Danish buzzword hygge will make you feel warm and fuzzy

  Ever heard of the Danish buzzword ‘Hygge’ (pronounced ‘hoo gah’)? Well it’s a feeling not a look, and there’s even an oath! The buzzword that is a huge part of Danish cultural identity. In fact, the Collins English Dictionary claimed that Hygge was runner-up (after Brexit) as word of the year in the UK 2016. I’m currently researching a bit more about it for an upcoming magazine article and I...

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Help Your Kids Understand Real Not Fake News
Aug07

Help Your Kids Understand Real Not Fake News

Real News v’s Fake News? I had an interesting conversation at the dinner table last night with my oldest daughter. The news was on in the background until we sat down to dinner. She pipes up and tells me ‘North Korea is going to bomb Australia’. What?! I didn’t think she was paying attention to the news because she was busy playing. I had to correct her and say ‘no, that’s not true’ and...

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7 Tips For Healthy Eating Habits
Aug03

7 Tips For Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy eating habits? Most kids in developed countries currently consume nearly 90% of their daily calories from animal products and processed foods! This can make it very difficult to consume enough fruits and vegetables needed for optimal health. Did you know eating five serves of different colour vegetables daily can help combat against chronic diseases? Diseases which begin in childhood, though we may not see their effects until...

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13 Sydney services that de-clutter, organise and remove overwhelm.
Jul31

13 Sydney services that de-clutter, organise and remove overwhelm.

“Is there like a service, that comes into a messy house with an exhausted mother and just organises everything and cleans and helps figure out how to make things work well and look nice?” In Sydney? Yep! Here are 13. A Sydney mother recently asked for help on a Facebook forum and she took the thoughts right out of my head. “Is there like a service, that comes into a messy house with an exhausted mother and just organises everything...

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What you need to know about Instagram
Jul27

What you need to know about Instagram

The spread of harmful ideas is nothing new, so when two friends recently shared interesting articles about the perils of social media, it sparked me to write this week’s post and revisit some of the themes from the documentary ‘Screenagers’. I can’t think of a more contentious issue for parents now than social media and our children’s use of it. If you watched ‘Screenagers’ you may have walked away with a feeling of dread –  the...

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6 Ways to Handle those ‘Off Days’
Jul24

6 Ways to Handle those ‘Off Days’

Ever feel like it’s all too much? I do, and certainly at the moment! So when Tammi got in touch with Sydneymum, we thought it was fitting to share her thoughts with you. Tammi Kirkness is a Life Coach, the Founder and Director of VisionScope Coaching , a professional speaker, proud yogi and the creator of The Tresaure Love Trust Series. Enjoy our guest post and these are her 6 tips for handling thise ‘Off Days’....

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This is why superannuation changes are a must know
Jul10

This is why superannuation changes are a must know

As we all know understanding superannuation can be tricky at the best of times, let alone with the changes that have recently been made. My inbox has been bombarded with emails from clients, in particular women, asking for some clarity on what these changes mean to their super. Here is my guide to demystifying the changes:             There’s an old saying which we all know “Count your pennies wisely and...

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12 Renovation Tips you won’t find on the Block
Jul06

12 Renovation Tips you won’t find on the Block

Spend or Splurge? (Warning: A Comprehensive Heavy Read) Having just finished our very first renovation I thought it might be nice to pass on some tips. Tips about where to spend money and where to save it when renovating, building or refurbishing. Being a colour designer I’ve always helped clients with choosing colours and finishes for their home but when it came to the renovation process for our place, it has been a huge...

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13 Reasons Why and the Acrobatics of Parenting
Jul03

13 Reasons Why and the Acrobatics of Parenting

There are many, many yoga related topics I could write about. But today my mind was hijacked by the controversial Netflix series “Thirteen Reasons Why” and writing about what true core is seemed really unimportant today. For those of you who don’t know, the show is about a teenager who decides to take her own life. It’s a controversial show because some say that it normalises suicide, and even makes it glamorous. Certainly, I...

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LSA will make you feel awesome from the inside out
Jun29

LSA will make you feel awesome from the inside out

What is LSA ? LSA stands for a blend of ground linseeds (flax seeds), sunflower seeds, and almonds. This mix is an amazing source of dietary fibre, protein, omega fatty acids, minerals (including calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, copper and zinc, and vitamins A, B, D and E).  It’s role is to keep your blood-sugar levels balanced, keep you regular and curb sugar cravings along with helping keeping your regular....

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