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About Ashlee Hi! I’m Ashlee and I’m super blessed to live in this amazing country with my growing little (big!) family! I adopt an ‘attachment parenting’ style and live with a natural focus, which generally drives all my passions – crafts,...
Vaccinations. Hot topic, I know. Controversial? Absolutely. Blood boiling? For some, yep. But let me tell you why I feel the need to talk about this.   As a mother to be, I made a choice; same as you. I researched...
Leaving work to become a parent can be a decision accompanied by many emotions. Depending on how much you enjoyed your job, you could be feeling anxious or relieved, in addition to stressed or confused by the resulting changes...
Crippled with antenatal depression, unable to think clearly, and very much not in the mood to celebrate with a baby shower, I stumbled across ‘blessingway’ in my research and felt a faint warmth of hope wrap around me. Here was...
As I said in my last post, after finishing the 12 week Incredible Years programme, life was a little calmer in our household and I felt like I had better control of everything. One of the facilitators worked with...
Finding confidence in being a feminist, while also being a homemaker and mother didn't come easy to me. I had the preconceived notion that to be a feminist you had to be paving the way in women's rights. You had...
  The world was abuzz with the arrival of HRH Princess Charlotte this week, and with it come a flood of scrutiny on her famous mother. When she walked onto the steps post-birth, the Duchess looked amazing. She had a radiant...
Last week we looked at some of the different types of work you could do while raising your young family. Some are perfect to fill in the months of maternity leave, while some have the potential to become a...
I want to live in a world where women empower each other. We are all different, we all bring something different to the table. We could in all honesty change the world for the better, simply by being each others cheerleaders.   I...
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...