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So things haven't been so splendid with my health which is the biggest reason why this blog is so darn sketchy with irregular posts! Once upon a time I would have turned myself in knots keeping up... I remember late...
I think that part of the pressure we feel comes from having to paint on the mask each day ... putting on the facade that everything is in fact, fine. Totally good. But the beautiful Michelle Obama sums it up...
Salt Skin is Michelle Rhode’s first novel and is published in paperback and as an e-book on Amazon. It is set in America yet draws on inspiration from the authors life in Northland, New Zealand. Salt Skin is the story...
Everything I Never Told You is the first novel of American writer Celeste Ng, and was Amazon book of the year in 2014. It has been translated into 15 different languages and won another 4 awards and been shortlisted...
So today I had to go grocery shopping, an inevitable chore of running a household, of course, and one long overdue after I cleared out the pantry and fridges last week. It was one of those trips that did not...
After more than 10 years of running TMP,  it is over! GOODBYE TO THE MOTHERHOOD PROJECT! TMP was started after my first baby was born, just like hundreds of other small home businesses in New Zealand! At the time, some of...
Parenting in today's fast-paced and connected world makes raising a family harder than ever, placing huge pressure on mothers and ensuring that self-care slips down the priority list. I have been running The Motherhood Project for 10 years, with the...
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,...
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was written by Mark Haddon and published in 2003 by Random House. It has won and been shortlisted for several awards and was turned into a play for the stage...
This article was first published in Mammazine: Call me Mum! - available from Amazon.    How are we parenting? By Ashlee Sturme Before you had children, did you have many preconceived ideas on how you would raise your children? Was it as simple...