Putting myself first, why you should invest in yourself too

On this post I make the case for us, “mums” to prioritise time for ourselves. and not feel guilty.

How to deal with a tough week?

Sometimes tough weeks creep up on you when you least expect them. Last week was one of those tough weeks, it came out of nowhere, Oscar had been...

How I stay positive

I guess we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t have those negative annoying thoughts.  Those thoughts that makes us doubt ourselves, question our...

Weaning before 6 months

Our food journey started when Oscar was four months old and what a journey it has been. As I write this post Oscar is 9 months and if you follow me...

“Where are you (really) from?”

Preface: GUEST POST by my dearest friend "cousin Michael" The world seems to be waking up to racism against black people, I urge you to read this...

For my son

Our secret place Some days I close my eyes and I imagine I’m in heaven, I imagine the sky is so blue, the clouds are the whitest I’ve ever seen and...

Why fitness shouldn’t be the main goal

After my Saturdays post I was asked a couple of questions regarding my weight loss, what I am doing to lose weight so fast? what exercise plan am I...

Life Detox Update

Days 7 – 14 As I entered my second week of life detox I feel energised and excited, for the first time in a long time I feel that I have the mental...

Are you doing enough for yourself?

I often tell myself that I’m not just a mum and as I mentally prepare myself to return to work, I question what have I done for myself?  Before...

What it is like to be an upcoming 13-year-old?

Preface: Today begins a series of collaborations, people who have inspired me and helped me through motherhood. Of course, it's only right that I...

Day 1 to 7 of my Detox

Achievements and challenges Day 1 I am seriously motivated, I am going to say goodbye to some really bad habits! The day started with a nice cold...

30-day detox preparation

As a mum, time for myself is limited, I often end up having too much playtime with my daughter and son which leaves me with a mountain of house work...

My 30-day Life Detox

It was a Saturday, we were out walking, the sun was shining, the kids were happy and all I could think about was my bed and chocolate.  I had more...

Keeping a 12-year-old busy during abnormal times

Here we are, doing our bit, staying indoors.  As soon as the Danish government announced the country was shutting down, there was panic. I felt a...

New baby, new body

Body acceptance I am grateful for my body, it gave me my little man, it’s not a process that everyone can go through.  Nevertheless, I have...

Pre-teen reading, a small obstacle!

I love reading, when I was little I used to get lost in books.  Reading has been something that I want my daughter to enjoy too not only...

Breastfeeding la la land

I didn’t have the easiest of labours, I had an emergency caesarean that resulted in my baby and I being in intensive care for a few days and in...

Third Trimester

So close and yet so far Weeks 28 – when you are done, I was 40 weeks + 3 days I’m almost done, I’m nearly there! that’s what I told myself when I...

Second Trimester

Nothing fits Weeks 13 - 28 I was so excited for the second trimester; the midwife had told me that most of what I was feeling should start to ease...

First Trimester

Happiness & morning sickness Weeks 1 - 12 At around week 6 pregnancy hormones and morning sickness kicked in.  My husband and I were...
Hi, I’m Julie,

This blog is about my journey as a woman and a mother, my passions for personal development and fitness.

I share with you my stories, successes, failures and the templates that helped me along the way.

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Changing direction

Changing direction

On this post I will explore unexpected change. We all have goals and dreams that we work towards on a daily basis but sometimes life takes you in an unexpected direction which makes you reevaluate your life- new worries and fears arise!

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