Here’s to clean oceans and a plastic-free planet.

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Last week, I did something that made me feel really good — I invested in Zero Co, whose mission is to ‘untrash the planet’.

Twenty-one million tonnes of plastic flow into our oceans every year — that’s one truckload every single day!

Zero Co offers a simple yet essential solution to single-use plastic waste:

  • They take plastic from the ocean and landfill, and turn it into dispensers and…

But they work.

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My child sleeps in his daycare clothes.

If you have a toddler, you know everything becomes a power struggle — they want to have more control over their environment and make their own choices. Rightly so. This can be anything from what coloured plate to use to what t-shirt they want to wear.

I like giving my…

Parenting is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach

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“This essay is yet another example of the parent-shaming drivel that is all over the internet. Written by someone who was never confronted by the prospect of losing their mind, their career, their relationship with their spouse, etc from months or years of sleep deprivation. …

Here’s Why They Aren’t Good for Your Health or Income

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Multi-level Marketing (MLM) or Network Marketing businesses use a strategy of direct selling of products through salespeople rather than shops and retailers. Health food, beauty and wellness products are the most common.

They promise independent sellers the opportunity to work from home and make a decent income source selling to…

Understanding The Death of Desire & Erotic Intelligence

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Many agree the desire for sex in a relationship fades with time.

We often blame a sexless relationship on our busy lifestyles, too many kids and not enough energy. Some couples accept this and settle for a life sexually unfulfilled, while others seek sexual gratification through other means or people.

Mothers Groups are toxic.

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1. I Gave Up Trying To Make ‘Mum Friends’

Have you made any new ‘Mum friends’ yet?’ — a question I was frequently asked during the first year of my son's life.

I’d heard you could make ‘lifelong friends’ from the local Mothers Groups, but they didn’t really work for me.

What I saw was a gang of anxious…

Joanna Mitchell

Modern-day hippy. Unconventional parent. Notorious over-thinker - www.joannabmitchell.substack.com

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