Month: February 2016

Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Is Guilt Really Synonymous with being a Parent?

Those who already know the gory details of my childhood will know that I had a very dysfunctional start to life. Going through the things I did when I was a kid, meant that I was hell bent from a very young age to not repeat history, and ensure I gave my own children a better start to life […]

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Writing

How to Create Writing Time Amid Family Life (featuring Unmumsy Mum Sarah Turner, Aimee Horton and Emily Organ)

I often get asked how I manage to create writing time at all, what with everything else I have going on. Although doing so is challenging, to say the least, I get so much from my writing and it’s vital for my well being that I create the time any way I can. This means staying […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Signs That You Are Done Having Kids

Are you having any more? I’m asked this question a lot. People are naturally curious when it comes to these things, and I guess once you have three kids you could easily be planning on popping out another. Before having children I always said I wanted either two or four. I felt that kids in […]

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Autism Parenting

High Functioning Autism, Acceptance and Creating Family Harmony

Ahhhhh. The A word. No, not that one, the other one. Acceptance. There’s a lot of It needed when you start factoring autism into family life. It is well documented that all parenting is hard work, but the extra challenges that come hand in hand with additional needs can often push you to breaking point. […]

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Writing

Exclusive Interview with Author and Illustrator Chrissy Byers

I am absolutely thrilled to bring you an exclusive interview today with Australian children’s author and illustrator Chrissy Byers. This is a must read for anyone hoping to follow in Chrissy’s footsteps and publish a book for kids, so grab yourself a cuppa (or hide in the loo!) and enjoy…      “Written, illustrated and self-published by Chrissy Byers, […]

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