It’s happening all over the world, but one NZ woman is bringing Angel Gowns to NZ! Its a service that is bittersweet – a beautiful recycling with stunning fabrics… for a very sad cause. Angel babies have sadly lost their...
It was our psychologist who first mentioned the words 'Incredible Years'. We were seeing him for the autistic traits in our eldest, and he suggested the programme for us to learn to deal with the more unsavoury behaviours. I'll admit...

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My youngest and I were recently walking home from school. He was chatting about his life when he is an adult (he has plans i tell you, plans!). He had decided that he no longer wanted to have a...
Welcome to the new look 'The Motherhood Project'!                           In 2006 I started my first online business just months after having my first baby. There was without a doubt, a need for more supportive advice for new mums. Over the last...
  Our articles on PLACENTAS Placenta Week The Amazing Placenta Placenta Planting     Here is some more information and links: https://www.facebook.com/PlacentaEncapsulationNZ Your placenta can be shipped to me from anywhere in New Zealand. It is a very simple process! Prints, photos, body suits, lactation cookies, cord keepsakes, tincture, chocolates (More...
When asked to put my thought about vaccinations into words I was intimidated. Such a hot topic and one that can cause friction.   But I loved Shayne's post and I sighed with relief that it was a post in tune with...
Our eldest turned 6 this week! I know for everyone, 5 is a big milestone, but for us, turning SIX was huge! We now ‘officially’ start our homeschooling journey. He no longer forms any resemblance to an infant/preschooler/baby. He is all...
Nothing causes panic like targeting the fears of parents. We’re geared to protect our young, and when they are threatened… we stand up and roar, or scoop our babe’s into arms and shield them away. So it’s absolutely no surprise...
Being a mother brings out different things in different people. Some people ooze love and adoration for motherhood. Other are more reserved. Others serious. And sometimes it feels like a chore. I know I have been in seasons of motherhood that felt very...
I have been hit with a double whammy – mastitis and thrush on my boobs. This is extremely painful and does not make for a pleasant weekend :-(   I suspected the thrush a day two days ago. My nipple was...