Kathy Lette is one of our favourite guests and a good mate of Deborah Hutton. Kathy is prolific in writing books that not only strike at our funny bone but also talks about things that really matter. In this video, Deborah interviews Kathy about her book and her new doctorate. Kathy says the best thing about getting older is that you might be growing more hairs on your … [Read more...] about Kathy Lette, being a mother, becoming doctor and finding balance.
She knows how to breathe life into spaces...how to work with colours and textures...how to create rooms that are so welcoming you never want to leave. These are just some of the reasons why we've chosen to feature interior designer and TV presenter Shaynna Blaze as part of our 'Women who inspired us in 2014' series. Shaynna Blaze had no intention of studying Interior Design. … [Read more...] about Shaynna’s life of design
Written by Jenny Holt Stay-at-Home Mum Takes on a Whole New Meaning Rosie the Riveter was, and still is, an icon of female power and a representation of women entering the workforce during World War II. We’ve come a long way since Rosie, and she would be proud of the great strides women have made in the workforce. A stay-at-home mum once described the role of women who … [Read more...] about What are the Pros and Cons of Working from Home?
Ann Reardon had been thinking about setting up a website where she could post cooking tips and cake recipes, but in a strange twist of fate it wasn’t until her newborn son suffered a health complication that she decided to take the plunge into the online world. At just four weeks of age, her third son had to be rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. Weighing less than he … [Read more...] about Ann Reardon on turning heartbreak into happiness
Here at Balance, we talk a lot about turning your passions into a purpose and about reinventing yourself without fear. Caroline Monet is a shining example of both! In 14 short years, Caroline went from being your average suburban mum with a passion for natural remedies and a problem, to become the owner and manufacturer of a therapeutic skincare range with national … [Read more...] about Members in focus – Caroline Monet