Benita's Blog

A source of information and inspiration for women navigating the journey to, and through, motherhood.

5 tips to embrace the School Holidays with little people at home

December 9, 2020

Are you counting down the days until the school holidays start? Or approaching the holidays with a mixture of emotions, like: excitement, relief, maybe a little bit of dread? Because although you love your kids and enjoy spending time with them, let’s be honest – it can be hard work having them at home all…

My new book School Holidays MINDSHIFT

December 4, 2020

Dear Mums of little people, Does this sound like you? You love your kids more than anything but you also love it when you don’t have to do the 24/7 caring and entertaining for weeks on end. You love the concept of the school holidays but chaos sets in, then the overwhelm, and the reality…

5 quick tips for women struggling to conceive

August 11, 2020

Focus on what you can control, primarily the health of your mind and body.   Listen to your body and your inner voice. If you feel like something is wrong, or you want to seek a second opinion, don’t hesitate to go do it! Don’t delay. You’re not overreacting! In my experience, it’s always better…

Don’t hit pause on your life when TTC

August 11, 2020

Photo credit to: Jo Shanahan Photography For so long I yearned for a child, children, to call our own. To be out of the ‘trying club’ and into the ‘baby club.’ And in time the quest consumed me – mind, body and soul. I literally hit pause on my life for a good while. I…

How to Support a Friend Experiencing Infertility or Pregnancy Loss

August 8, 2020

Photo credit to: Jo Shanahan Photography Both are such difficult topics that people in our lives tend to avoid, not because they are callous but because they don’t know what to say. If you are supporting someone experiencing infertility, please seek to understand first. Increase your awareness on the topic and be compassionately curious. If…