Rebecca Senyard

About Rebecca Senyard

Rebecca Senyard is a plumber by day and stylist by night, but these days she changes more nappies than washers. She is a happily married mum to three young daughters whom she styles on a regular basis. Rebecca is not only an award-winning plumber, she also writes an award-winning blog called The Plumbette, where she shares her life experiences as a plumber and mother. Rebecca also blogs at Styled by Bec, believing a girl can be both practical and stylish.
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A Different Type of Normal

Life as a parent can get terribly busy and overwhelming, but taking a pause to re-focus can help you attend to your responsibilities in a more peaceful and joyful frame of mind. Your "normal" doesn't have to be frantic. Sometimes it takes a weekend away to give you a new perspective. As you know, I have been struggling to give the best of myself in all the roles I play. And ...

By |2022-04-21T10:42:19+10:00April 21st, 2022|FAITH, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Kids’ First Aid – I Know How to Save a Child’s Life

Children are in the process of learning how to coordinate their bodies and they are naturally curious about exploring the world around them, hence accident-prone. Their immune systems are developing, and they can become very ill. Knowing how to do first aid on your child -- or his friends -- can save a life. Whenever I hear about a tragic accident involving a baby or child on the news, my heart ...

By |2022-04-07T10:12:07+10:00April 7th, 2022|Children, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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How to React to a No

Are you able to graciously accept a "no", or would you be cross and upset about it? I find it hard to say no to a lot of the opportunities in my life. The big opportunities that are life-changing, I pray about and give some thought to before saying yes. But the little decisions here and there of being asked to do this and whether I’d like to do that, I ...

By |2022-03-31T13:38:56+10:00March 31st, 2022|MOTHERS|0 Comments

Own Your Unique Position and Giftings

There is only one of you in the whole world. Take the opportunity to hone your talents and grow where you are planted. I have always believed God places the right people at the right time in your life to counsel you and offer guidance and encouragement when you need it. Lately, I’ve been having a few chance encounters and friendships that have been placed in my life at the right ...

By |2022-03-24T11:05:30+10:00March 24th, 2022|FAITH, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Why Being a Tough Mother is like Doing Tough Mudder

As parents, friendship and community support are essential for getting through the ups and downs of parenting. My personal Facebook newsfeed has been filled with pictures of mums giving Tough Mudder a go. I look at the pictures of mud and shudder because I know that it’s not something I want to do. But I have learned never to say never, because whenever I say never, I find myself a year ...

By |2022-03-17T10:42:32+10:00March 17th, 2022|FAITH, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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8 Ways Your Birthday Changes as Soon as You’re a Parent

Celebrating your birthday as a parent is not quite the same as in pre-parent life, but it sure is a barrel of fun with your munchkins! I had a great birthday. I didn’t have any expectations, but I did make hints about possible things I’d like to do on the day, and those hints were heard. Morning Sunshine The morning started with two eager faces, wanting to wake me up so ...

By |2022-03-09T22:26:06+10:00March 10th, 2022|Children, FAMILIES, HUMOUR, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Tips on Working From Home With Kids

Basic pointers on how to juggle working from home while parenting your children. Flexibility is key. Most people started working from home with kids during the pandemic and set up a home office of some sort. I’ve worked from home for many years, and most of the time it’s been with kids at home. If you’re in self-isolation, here are my tips on how to navigate working from home. 1. Create ...

By |2022-03-02T16:43:38+10:00March 3rd, 2022|Children, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Expanding Your Capacity

When you are juggling family and work responsibilities at full capacity, is there still room for giving back to your community? Once a month, on a Sunday afternoon, we head out to our ‘connect group’ as part of our church. Connect Group is a group of families that meet together to hang out, talk about life, pray for each other and be a support to each other during a busy season ...

By |2022-02-17T09:34:17+10:00February 17th, 2022|FAITH, FAMILIES, LOVE & MARRIAGE, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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12 Reasons Why Being a Bad Mum Makes Me a Good Mum

On the weekend I headed to see the movie Bad Moms with a group of school mums whom I just love hanging out with and getting to know. Let’s be honest, there was bad language and themes that were definitely for adult eyes only. But the movie pointed out something that all of us mums need to know -- we don’t really have it all together, no matter what type of ...

By |2022-02-10T07:33:07+10:00February 9th, 2022|Children, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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40 Ways Your House Will Change Once You Have Kids

Be prepared for the absolute mess which your children can make while growing up. At the same time, they will fill your home with joy. Kids. They are amazing creatures whom you love to the moon and back, but they can frustrate the heck out of you. And none of this frustration is EVER put as a warning in the parenting books. What To Expect When You’re Expecting and Knocked Up ...

By |2022-01-30T18:47:04+10:00February 2nd, 2022|Children, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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