Meet Janelle – our Queensland Manager

Janelle Kirkland – Queensland Manager I take great pleasure in introducing Upswing’s Queensland Manager – Janelle Kirkland. She is a breath of fresh air and has a HUGE passion for what Upswing is trying to doing in providing more flexible childcare solutions. She is busy spruiking Upswing’s events and corporate services to Brisbane and Sunshine […]

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The new feminism

The new feminism This blog is written by Upswing’s Queensland Manager, Janelle Kirkland _________________________________________________________ I wasn’t a feminist until I became a mum There was something Sally from Upswing said that made me laugh – or more like blurt the word HAH!! – the first time we chatted. She said: “Is it just me, or did […]

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Six reasons mums should get themselves to mum events

Six reasons mums should get themselves to mum events At Upswing we’ve been fortunate enough to have partnered with many remarkable mum-focused events. We provide our ‘pop-up’ creche at some of the best in the country. Having been at so many of these types of events over the last few years, I’ve come to truly understand […]

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10 tips to deal with a clingy child

10 tips to deal with a clingy child We’ve all thought at one time or another ‘Please just let mummy go’ or moments where you just need to get away from the constant attachment that is your child. While it seems like a natural reaction and part of a childhood stage, clinginess can take its toll on […]

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Not cutting it as a domestic goddess?

Not cutting it as a domestic goddess? (spoiler alert: none of us are) 27 practical tips to be more organised and less overwhelmed Trying to be a domestic goddess with children around is paramount to a porcupine riding a jet ski.  Nonetheless, many of us feel stressed with the endless mess that comes with having […]

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Meet Upswing member Annika de Bruijne

Meet Upswing member Annika de Bruijne Annika de Bruijne is an incredibly talented, hard-working mum who uses Upswing on a regular basis to work on her writing business, LinkedInk (great name!). Annika glows positive energy and always joins our sessions always with an enthusiastic smile. She took the time recently to answer some questions for us […]

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Meet one of our Upswing childcare team … Jen!

Meet one of our Upswing childcare team … Jen!  Jen Chow Jen is a professional Early Childhood Teacher with a career spanning 15 years. She has worked in leadership roles in preschools, long daycare centres and outside of school hours care. She has dedicated her professional life to helping children discover their potential through education […]

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Upswing profile: Catherin Rodríguez

I meet Catherin for the first time at an Upswing session in Lane Cove. She runs two businesses and has a 6 month-old Vicky. Busy lady indeed. What type of work, business or study do you do? I am a little entrepreneur.  First, I own a restaurant called La Puerta Latino Flavours in Neutral bay.  […]

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Eat that Frog!

Been avoiding a big task? Eat that frog! With tax time upon us, I’ve been thinking a lot lately on how the big tasks are often the ones we avoid. And the more we avoid them, the more energy they get … and the more they eat away at us. Is there something you’ve been procrastinating […]

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Location, location, location!

THANK YOU to everyone who has been sending in their location requests. We’ve had an amazing response – so many flooding in from all over Sydney and beyond. It is wonderful to see the Upswing concept is something you want in your local area. We are actively looking for new locations and will establish Upswing in areas that are most needed by […]

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