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...
  This article was originally published in 2011 in In My Kitchen (The Motherhood Project). Are you a SUPERMUM? Know a supermum? She has perfectly combed hair, and her make-up is impeccable. She has a beautifully dressed baby on her hip, a tidy...
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...
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...
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...
It can nourish another life, or it’s a beautiful way to return these remains to Mother Earth… however you look at it, ‘planting the placenta’ is a lovely low-key way to celebrate your baby and take that ice cream...
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...
My response to Doctor Emma Dunning who wrote this: http://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/blogs/2013/september-2013/10/ankyloglossia-a-must-have--for-the-fashionable-baby.aspx   Dear Emma, Your blog that featured on NZ Doctor disgusts me. As a mother of two young boys, I couldn't help but think it's no wonder parents are loosing faith in Doctors...
  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...
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...