I’m gonna have a Rant….. Because today I was accused of being the reason my children haven’t spoken to any of their fathers family for YEARS….. We moved interstate in 2007 for 3 years prior to the move WE NEVER SAW OR HEARD from their grandparents, aunt or uncle EVEN BEFORE THE SPLIT! unless it … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2016
PHEW! She is on board!
It can be really hard knowing whether or not you are doing the right thing when you know something needs to be done to prepare….. And she has her own ideas and is likely going to take your head off if you try to prepare. But today WE HAD A BREAK THROUGH! She has agreed … Continue reading
To this day
Read more at http://www.tothisdayproject.com/ “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself…Get a better mirror…Look a little closer…Stare a little longer” “Know that now is only a moment, and that if today is as bad as it gets, understand that by tomorrow, today will have ended.” “We are not abandoned cars stalled out and sitting … Continue reading
One of the biggest things which challenged us in obtaining help for Jacqueline and even her sisters, was the barrier of language. For children they don’t have a developed vocabulary with which to express themselves and what they are feeling or experiencing….tummies hurt, head is funny, I fell and hurt my bum! Kiss it better! … Continue reading
Jac: mum gimme your phone….. Mum: why? Jac: speak to kath I havent spoken to her in a couple of hours! Mum: what about me? Jac: what about you? Mum: you frequently don’t call me for days! Jac: pffft its KATH! Seriously this was a legitimate conversation in our house today….. she has of course … Continue reading
Making Sense of Struggle
Eating Disorder’s and Comorbidity
This household has more than a little experience with Eating Disorders. My mother had Acute Anorexia Nervosa all my life. She say’s she is cured, but you can see that it still lurks at the edges, creeping back in when she is stressed. Eating Disorders are never truly gone. One thing observing my mother has … Continue reading
Let’s get Fruity!
Kids LOVE fruit, I kid you not. I know you will sit there and tell me all about the picky eaters and this texture and that texture and they won’t touch it with a 10 foot barge pole. I know this, I have said this but ALL kids love fruit. It TRULY *hand on heart* … Continue reading
High School approaches
At the end of this year she graduates….my Youngest finishes Primary School And the little super hero sets off on a new adventure. From 1 teacher all week long to having half a dozen she is regularly exposed to with different classrooms throughout the day. It is almost a year away and yet NOW is … Continue reading