. Life Unfiltered Archives - Pauline Stockhausen
October 2, 2023

Three years in building the Tonga house – What i have learnt and next steps

For the past three years, we’ve embarked on quite the adventure — constructing our very own house in our beloved Tonga! Not just an average, run-of-the-mill […]
August 17, 2023

Mad Hatter’s Pride Month Photoshoot: A Flamboyantly Magical Family Affair

If you don’t know me, I’m Pauline Stockhausen. Quirky, approachable and a sucker for flamboyant fancies, I am the mad hatter of my vibrant, eclectic clan. […]
August 5, 2023

5 Achievable Goals Every New Mum Should Consciously Embrace

  Becoming a mum brings an exhilarating surge of love and a montage of challenges. Balancing on this seesaw of newfound emotions and experiences, every mum […]
July 29, 2023

Top 5 Reasons Why having a baby over 40 Rocks!

Are you considering starting or expanding your family over the age of 40? There’s a prevailing myth that motherhood after 40 is challenging or less fulfilling, […]
June 27, 2023

The Power of Starting Over in Midlife

Surviving Your Internal Rebirth, One Laugh at a Time   Picture me, cowering in the corner, terrified of the inevitable life change headed my way. And […]
June 13, 2023

Embracing Parenthood at 45 and Beyond

As I sit down to write this, I am filled with a sense of awe and reflection as I realize that two years have passed since […]
May 23, 2023

Things i wish i knew when i was younger

Hey You, You won’t believe the wisdom I’ve gathered since our last heart-to-heart. Life, my dear friend, is like one crazy rollercoaster ride. And along the […]
May 23, 2023

Unlocking the Power of Forgiveness: Why Cancel Culture Needs a Rethink

We’ve all been there. Jumping to conclusions, judging others based on a single mistake, and forgetting their positive qualities. It’s like we’re caught up in the […]
May 22, 2023

Motherhood: The Greatest Role I’ll Ever Play

Motherhood: The Greatest Role I’ll Ever Play – Unleashing Love, Growth, and Unforgettable Memories I take being a mum seriously, just like a dedicated storyteller who […]
May 1, 2023

From Victim to Victor: How Taking Ownership of My Life Changed Everything

I was sluething around in my life with no real direction. I had spent too much time losing myself in books and soap operas, wishing for anything better than the existence I was living then
April 26, 2023

From Pandemic Panic to Backyard Farming: How I Took Control of My Food Source

The pandemic, ah yes, the "unprecedented" time that affected us all in different ways. Some people learned how to make sourdough bread, while others learned how to avoid their family members for days on end.
April 26, 2023

New York is my soul city

Moving to New York City in your 20s is an adventure like no other. The energy and excitement are palpable, and the constant buzz of activity makes every day feel like a new opportunity for exploration and self-discovery.
March 13, 2023

Being a mum over the age of 40

Becoming a mother over 40 can be a challenge. I found out i was pregnant at the age of 45! Now that was a shock!
March 10, 2023

We got Chickens

I am not sure I am forever destined to be a city girl (well woman)
January 28, 2023

Best tool for building a house

Building a house in a different country is for the slightly unhinged people
January 28, 2023

All or Nothing

I have been like that since I made the decision to take my life into my own hands when I was 24 years old.
January 26, 2023

Travelling post pandemic

Travelling in a post-pandemic world has become a new reality. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world, many people have been forced to postpone their travel plans. However, as the world slowly recovers, people are starting to plan their trips again.
January 26, 2023

What do you think of Tonga?

Yip i am building a house in Tonga and .....
January 24, 2023

One person’s junk is another’s treasure

Building a house in tonga. How much can we save if we source all the materials ourselves?
January 23, 2021

I love these looks

I have spend so many hours on Pinterest looking at styles i love. This house is going to be our oasis from our business life in NZ.