Hi, I’m Jess, a freelance writer.

I live with my family of four in a peaceful country town in regional New South Wales.

Over the last year I have written many articles for Australia’s biggest parenting websites, including: Essential Kids, Essential Baby, Kidspot, and Mamamia.

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If you’d like to get in touch, please send an email to: totallymotherhood@gmail.com


To read some of my published work, click the links below:

There is no hell quite like grocery shopping with more than one small child

The four words I am sick of repeating all day long 

The NICU moments I’ll never forget

Why Playgroup wasn’t for me

– My baby’s stay in the NICU turned me into a germaphobe

When anxiety creeps up on you in the early days of motherhood

 I thought being a 1950s housewife would be easy… I was wrong

I don’t want to be a “Helicopter Mum” but I am… for your child’s safety

– My doctor was wrong about my son’s stutter

– Why I’ve asked my family to boycott gifts this Mother’s Day

– The lessons from a 90-year-old that will change the way you parent

– My ‘old-fashioned kids’ have never played on an iPad

– Why I will never buy my kids a Kinder Surprise

I tried to be a Pinterest Mum – and failed 

Two kids under 2 – The Early Days

Don’t ask a stay-at-home-mum this question

I hate to judge, but clean your child’s face!

Four places I won’t take my kids

Do you know what your kids really think of you? 

– Fussy eater? More like spoilt brat. Or so I thought…

– My toddler said something that finally made me quit smoking


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