Six Ways To Survive Sleep Deprivation

Six Ways To Survive Sleep Deprivation

Yep, it’s torture. You don’t need anyone to tell you that.

There is a common misconception that the worst weeks of sleep are the first weeks after birth. But many, many mothers hit a wall around their babies first birthday. Sleep can get better and worse at various ages and stages, but it’s really the relentlessness of it that starts to wear you down. After many months of sleep deprivation, you really can lose your marbles.

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Tea Pot Chai

Tea Pot Chai

I’m kind of obsessed with tea. It’s one of my favourite oxytocin boosters, so warming and nurturing and connecting. And I especially love chai, it’s grounding and warming and so nourishing for the soul! I usually make it regularly from scratch - it’s actually pretty easy!

You can find my regular chai recipe here.

But sometimes as a Newborn Mother myself, I find I don’t have the time to make proper chai from scratch. So I created tea pot chai. It’s super yummy and even quicker and easier to make. You can almost do it one handed - except for the boiling water bit!

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Does Running A Business Ever Get Easier?

Does Running A Business Ever Get Easier?

There is no right or wrong way to do motherhood. The only rule - the golden rule - is do what brings you peace and joy. 

So if you do want to start a business, or keep working on your business, go for it! There is no need to conform to any stereotypes of what a ‘good mother’ looks like.

But also be prepared for some hard yards... Running a business WHILST having small children is not the easy option.

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How To Write A Blog That Matters

How To Write A Blog That Matters

I’ve been writing a blog for longer than I’ve been a doula! It’s been a critical element of my business success. It’s a way of expressing my ideas and a brilliant marketing tool that builds trust and rapport with potential clients.

I often get asked about blogging by other postpartum professionals, so here’s my quick guide to starting your very own blog.

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