Can We Do Better than Coping?

Can We Do Better than Coping?

The more I observe, listen and open my heart to mothers in my community, the more I’ve come to realise that we seem to be walking on a tightrope called ‘coping’. It’s gotten to the point where if we’ve made it through a day without yelling, threatening or feeling like...
The Grief of Motherhood

The Grief of Motherhood

I’ve seen a few post-birth pictures and I’ve been totally blown away by how radiant and glowing some of the women look. That’s not my reality. This is me after the birth of my second. I strained a smile as I came to grips with my new reality and...
When Humaning is Hard

When Humaning is Hard

Sometimes I have days when I fantasise about packing my family’s things and going away to live in the secluded wilderness, escaping from modern life.  It’s a terrible idea in reality because I struggle with camping at an overpriced and over equipped camping ground but...
If You Hadn’t Already Noticed….

If You Hadn’t Already Noticed….

I’m Bronwyn Bay and I cry randomly. So? You might think. Lots of women are emotional, sensitive and hormonal at times, we all cry now and then. Yeah…..that’s not what I’m talking about. One day when I was working as an admin, a couple of the office ladies began...
The Art of Acceptance

The Art of Acceptance

Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the concept of acceptance as a practice. People talk about practising forgiveness and practising gratitude, so what about practising acceptance? Wikipedia says “Acceptance in human psychology is a person’s assent to...

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