Learning body positivity - unlearning self conciousness online.

Learning body positivity - unlearning self conciousness online.

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You might think I’ve always been this body positivity advocate. Afterall, my face and my body are all over my website. All over my instagram. Daily, unfiltered on my Instagram stories.  People often say to me ‘you are so confident! - I could never do what you do!’ and I kinda have to shrug it off because I certainly don’t feel like the person they are describing. 

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Do you know how to ask for help?

Do you know how to ask for help?

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I’m not sure where I learnt it from, but a deep belief that I keep coming up against in my own psyche is that it's GOOD to be independent. That relying on other people or asking for help is somehow shameful or a failure.  Big sister syndrome? Being a single mum? That doing IT ALL is the goal and doing it all MYSELF is the standard.  When I started Milk & Moon I was terrified that anyone would realise that I had no idea what I was doing. 

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Take Up Space - Part Two

Take Up Space - Part Two

SO the Taking Up Space version of myself, the imagined future me that I have been working toward doesn’t exist.  It’s taken a bunch of surgery, a pandemic, the sudden end of all the ‘activity’ that is ME, the closure of the spaces I was taking up for me to start to learn this. 

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Take Up Space

Take Up Space

When I first made a Take Up Space pin it was because these words really resonated with me.  It was a promise to myself, a forward motion.  I was in the middle of a season where I knew that redundancy from my job was approaching.  My youngest child had just started school.  My life was changing and so was I. 

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Welcome to the blog

Welcome to the blog

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Is there anything more cringe than a “welcome to my blog” blog?  But we all have to start somewhere. So I’m swallowing the cringe and jumping in. 

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