Small business, motherhood + FIFO life blog

All the things from the juggle of being a mum of three, small business owner and life as a FIFO family in sunny Perth, Western Australia.

Free Printable Mindfulness Colouring Pages For Adults

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of calm and relaxation can feel challenging. Our lives are full of responsibilities -  working, raising kids, maintaining relationships and households. And with digital technology like social media, we also struggle to...

Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots in Perth | 2024

From celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a leisurely weekend, or looking for a venue to host a networking event (like, say an Honest Biz Brunch) Perth's brunch scene has something for everyone.  From beachside brunches with stunning Indian ocean views to cosy...

34 Virtual Date Ideas for your Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships (LDR) aren't necessarily the easy road to take when choosing your partner, but when you're with the right someone, they're 100% worth it. In fact, when I tell people that my husband works away for half the year and people ask me how I do...

Best Coworking And Meeting Spaces For Perth Small Businesses

Starting a small business can be an exhilarating but at times, lonely journey. The startup stage of biz often requires long hours of hard work and dedication, which can sometimes lead to feelings of isolation. Not to mention leave you full of self doubt and scrolling...

Best Long-Distance Relationship Gadgets To Keep You Connected Across The Miles

It’s no secret that long distance relationships come with unique challenges. Physical distance can create a sense of isolation, loneliness and have a negative impact on emotional connection for long-distance lovers. In a society where everyone is so busy these days...

77 Calming Quotes To Teach Kids Mindfulness

As a mum whose husband works away for long periods, I’ve come to realise the importance of mindfulness in our daily routine. Being present in the moment is not just a powerful tool for me, but also for my kids, helping us navigate the ups and downs of everyday life...

Making FIFO Life Easier: Practical Tips for Partners

Having been a FIFO (that’s fly-in-fly-out) partner for 10+ years, there’s a thing or two I’ve learned along the way about making life easier in this lifestyle. FIFO life isn’t for everyone. In fact, you’ll probably have a lot of people tell you just how much they...

Navigating Marriage With An Autistic Partner: Our Story

A couple of years ago I wrote an article for Mamamia about my experience in finding out my husband, Kane is autistic (a.k.a Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD). He was diagnosed in 2020 and it was the catalyst for a lot of positive change in our marriage. I was inspired...

70+ of The Best Quotes Celebrating Coffee and Friendship

One of the best things in life is a true friend...One of the next best things is a cup of great coffee (Almond cap from La Buda for me, please!) In all honesty, the best part of my popular Honest Biz Brunch networking events are these two elements! These intimate...

4 Reasons Networking is Game-Changing For Women in Business

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of networking, particularly for women in business. A networking community with the right people is the perfect place to grow your biz reach and impact. You can make valuable connections with like minded people, discover educational...
Navigating Marriage With An Autistic Partner: Our Story

Navigating Marriage With An Autistic Partner: Our Story

A couple of years ago I wrote an article for Mamamia about my experience in finding out my husband, Kane is autistic (a.k.a Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD). He was diagnosed in 2020 and it was the catalyst for a lot of positive change in our marriage. I was inspired...

70+ of The Best Quotes Celebrating Coffee and Friendship

70+ of The Best Quotes Celebrating Coffee and Friendship

One of the best things in life is a true friend...One of the next best things is a cup of great coffee (Almond cap from La Buda for me, please!) In all honesty, the best part of my popular Honest Biz Brunch networking events are these two elements! These intimate...

4 Reasons Networking is Game-Changing For Women in Business

4 Reasons Networking is Game-Changing For Women in Business

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of networking, particularly for women in business. A networking community with the right people is the perfect place to grow your biz reach and impact. You can make valuable connections with like minded people, discover educational...

4 Ways To Prevent Burnout As A Small Business Owner

4 Ways To Prevent Burnout As A Small Business Owner

After running Honest Biz events consistently for nearly two years now, I've had the opportunity to speak to a lot of business owners and hear their many stories. I’ve noticed common themes amongst the stories but also the people that come together around the table,...

5 Reasons Why Small Business Owners Should Start a Podcast

5 Reasons Why Small Business Owners Should Start a Podcast

The rise and rise of podcasting   Podcasting is the wireless of the new millennia.  ‘Back in the day’ the radio was the family entertainment hub.  These days, we’ve swapped out the family ‘wireless’ for wireless earphones. Listeners now hang out for the latest episode...

4 Proven Branding Strategies To Help Your Business Stand Out in 2024

4 Proven Branding Strategies To Help Your Business Stand Out in 2024

When I first ventured into entrepreneurship, I didn’t know the difference between a business and a brand.  I thought they were the same thing, when in fact, they are two very different concepts. Business is the tangible aspects. Things like the name of your company...

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