Pull up a chair
Let’s get to know each other!
This is what I wish somebody would have told me.
Funnily enough, when you become a mother, it’s not the external things that
matter so much — not the noise, the sleepless nights or the threat of a stray
LEGO brick, hidden in your shag carpet.
It’s the change to your inner world that can really set you off balance because
Sound familiar? If so, I think we’ll be fast friends.
I’m a mother of three — two boys and a girl. My journey as a mum began in 2014 when my husband and I relocated to New Zealand from Dubai, and I had just become a full-time mum for the first time.
The universe had thrown me a lot in one go: A new country, a new role in life, and a gorgeous new baby boy, who was looking to me and his daddy for all of his needs…
Let’s take a moment to appreciate what an enormous responsibility that is
Our babies rely on us 100%. For everything.
And yet, they don’t come with an instruction manual.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time figuring out the rules of parenting as you go along, and that’s okay! Parenting can be both messy and beautiful, confusing and enlightening all in the same moment. It’s enough to give any woman whiplash, which is why it’s essential to have a community with which to commiserate and celebrate the small wins.
Additionally, while finding our feet as mothers, many of us also need to find ourselves and restore balance to our lives. This has been my journey anyway. It’s taken me time to reconnect with the woman I was before having my first child, and every day I am excited to discover the new woman I am becoming.
Here’s what that journey has looked like for me
I wanted to rekindle my love of movement