Parenting

Oh hey, I’m just being 1

I know I’m cute – just look at my curls Miss L is well and truly into the swing of being one!!  (In fact I think she might be knocking on the door of toddlerdom already).  I have so enjoyed almost all the stages of my kids growing up so far (minus a few tantrums […] Read more…

post natal depression - my story

Postnatal Depression. My Story

I suffered with Postnatal Depression (PND) after the birth of my first child back in 2006. I had no previous history of depression and I had a pretty easy and happy pregnancy.  We knew we were having a little boy (Mr D said there was ‘No doubt about that!” after seeing him for the second […] Read more…

A VERY first Birthday

This week my baby turned ONE!!!! I really debated about having a third child.  Was I doing the right thing? Would I have enough love to go around?  Could we afford it?  Would it make us outnumbered as parents?  Could I cope with three children with no family around for support?  But no matter how […] Read more…

One of THOSE days!

Yes, you know the ones  – where everything goes wrong and the universe it just totally against you!!  Well that was my day yesterday.  By that dreaded time of day (the tea, bath, bed time) my usual ‘organised’ chaos was just plain CHAOS!!! It all went seriously down hill at bath time.  Master J and […] Read more…

A chat with my girl

(Not so) Wordless Wednesday!  Well, technically she doesn’t have any real words yet, so maybe it is Wordless Wednesday?? Linking up with the lovely Trish at  My Little Drummer Boys and Twinkle in the eye for Wordless Wednesday Read more…

My interview with one of Australia’s leading dieticians, Melanie McGrice, on ‘Nutrition for children under 5’

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to get the chance to meet and interview the very lovely Melanie McGrice.  Melanie is one of Australia’s leading dietician and runs her own practice, based in Melbourne, called Nutrition Plus.  She has over 10 years experience in the industry since completing her Master in Nutrition and Dietetics, including working in one of Melbournes leading teaching […] Read more…

The importance of being ‘off duty’

On Sunday we decided to pack a picnic lunch and catch the ferry to Patonga for a family day out.  The weather man had given Sydney the most spectacular dose of warm sunshine and blue skies with not even a breath of wind in the air.  It was a day not to be wasted and […] Read more…

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