Having kids saved my career

Pippa Bourke, Creative Junction Having kids saved my career. Sure I may be overweight, sleep deprived and snot-encrusted- but I am a ‘career mum’. My husband and I own two businesses. We couldn’t share, so we had to have one each. We have two of most things; two...

Meet Hannah Milich – Candle Maker Extraordinaire

I was lucky enough to discover Cottage Kitchen Studio just in time to do my Christmas shopping. As soon as I walked into Hannah’s house my senses were overtaken by the most beautiful aromas. I knew that I was hooked! On the table and around the room...

Putting on your big girl pants!

Congratulations you have had a baby! You will be experiencing joy and excitement but also the feeling of huge responsibility. No matter how prepared or organized you are there is nothing that can prepare you for any of it. I vividly remember those overwhelming...

Surfs Up – Learn 2 Surf Waipu Cove

A few Saturdays ago I kissed the family good bye, jumped in the car and headed out to the beach for the day! I was pretty excited to be having a day out by myself but little did I know how much better it was going to get! I was lucky enough to be invited along to join...

How to cope with sending your child to pre school

I am currently on the hunt for a daycare for my little one. You would think that having experience in this area would make it easier but in fact it makes it even harder! Not to mention the fact that I'm not sure how I am going to cope with leaving 'my baby' with...

Welcome to The Mother Hood

The Mother Hood is an online community to support and empower mums so that they can be themselves, trust their own instincts and open up about the rollercoaster that is ‘motherhood’.

We are all different and we all parent differently.

There is no right or wrong way.

What we all want is what is best for our families and we are here to help you along the way.