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Welcome to The Less-Refined Mind blog. I’m Kate: WAHM and wife, breastfeeding advocate, environmentalist, and small person-referee. Join me as I strive to think better, live better, and feel better – while nurturing two feisty and precocious little girls, and maintaining my sanity positivity. Read more

Collage Wall Art

[Ad] In October 2018, after a very long and very laborious process, we (finally) moved home. We’ve been here for more than a year now and we couldn’t be happier. One of my favourite aspects of relocating to our new town was finally benefiting from my very own…

Green & Blacks Chocolate and Wine Hamper

[Ad – includes press samples] I always get super excited at this time of year as the evenings draw in and the Christmas lights go up – even more so now I have babies to share in the magic of the festivities. One of my favourite things to…

How to Gently Night Wean

Are you looking for breastfeeding support with how to night wean a resistant toddler, gently? Below are the exact steps I took with my eldest daughter. And they worked: night two she slept through, and one or two hiccups aside, we never looked back.  When we thought about…

Pumpkin Pie Flat Lay

’Tis the season to – carve pumpkins! Have you done one; do you plan to? This year my husband did the honours for Pixie, our eldest. My role was to create something from the flesh – Pixie had requested pumpkin pie so, not wanting to be wasteful, I…