As well as being one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, becoming a new parent can also feel extremely daunting or overwhelming – and sometimes even lonely. If this is you right now, or maybe someone you know, then Honest Motherhood is a “Must Read!”. This new book has been written by Nikki Smith, a Central Coast mum, author, registered nurse and the founder of The Earthway Approach.

In her new book, Nikki provides a fresh, new look at the first few months of motherhood and beyond, drawing on her own personal journey, as well as years of professional experience as a Maternal Child and Family Nurse.

And, Nikki is giving Playing in Puddles readers the chance to grab this fabulous read at a discounted price! Simply use code “HMH30” at the checkout to receive 30% off when you purchase your copy before the end of August 2021.

In Honest Motherhood, Nikki shares her insights with complete transparency because she believes that as women and mothers, we ALL need to know that “we’re not the only ones!” 

In her book, she provides gentle parenting tools that new mums can use straight away and focuses on parenting as partners, including ideas for date nights!

The main topics discussed in Honest Motherhood include:

  • The Fourth Trimester
  • Attachment parenting
  • Bonding with your baby
  • Conscious parenting
  • Safe co-sleeping
  • Parenting styles
  • Parenting on the same page
  • Personality traits
  • Understanding brain development
  • Reconnected parenting

To get your hands on a copy of this wonderful new read, visit The Earthway Approach website.

Header Image: The Earthway Approach


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Mandy started her media career at a digital media agency in London, before relocating to Sydney in 2008. Over the past 11 years, Mandy has gained a wide range of experience across bought, owned and earned digital media channels and after moving to the Central Coast with her husband and three kids in 2017, is really excited to be part of the Playing in Puddles team.