As things have settled down and their step father went to Darwin for three months last year, I’ve been working more on my own health. a week before my 39th birthday:- I quit smoking I started drinking 2-3 litres of water a day I started going to the gym every day to do a 1 … Continue reading
Category Archives: Food
The down hill slide
Increasingly in recent weeks there has been less bounce to her step. Even extending to something more akin to a slow commando crawl…. I suspect we are for the first time seeing her experience a depressive episode without the waters muddied by agitation and aggression. This is thanks to her meds that the waters are … Continue reading
Well that is almost the sum of holiday effort I put in. In all honesty holiday’s for us have become times of rest, we don’t visit, we don’t make plan’s, we don’t participate in event’s and we barely give air time to family demanding we visit or celebrate or traverse the state to join them. … Continue reading
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
The last couple of weeks have been all about making messes and they have been such spectacular messes at that! We pruned the garden to death still some more to go which we will do over coming weeks/months as we completely restructure our garden. The little super hero has had an absolute blast chopping … Continue reading
What is Protective?
One of the assumptions leapt to in the interview today was that I must of course be an overprotective mother. I squashed that pretty quickly. From a young age I was quite aware that I could potentially put my children at even more risk by not exposing them to hazards than by teaching them protective … Continue reading
Yes ok it is usually served as a hot beverage and considered an adult drink….but it isn’t a scotch on the rocks. How many have sat down and considered how much sugar and caffeine is in anything else they hand to their kids for example a snickers bar, Mars bar, hot chocolate, chocolate milk, LCM’s, … Continue reading
Ok so background….household with 37 yo Mummy (me) 3 teenage girls with attitudes in FULL SWING…. and a 40 yo male with spending issues, impulse control, all sorts of struggles going on there not all are a case of just saying pull your head in. His shopping spree’s are usually in bursts, for weeks he … Continue reading
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