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    Bananas in Pyjamas iPhone Apps

    My iPhone is my saviour - not just for it's usefulness in my life but also it's ability to keep my 3 yr old son entertained - love it or hate it, the iPhone and it's incredible array of apps have become a very portable, emergency babysitter for frazzled parents. My son is already very adept with … Read More...

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    Who Are the Experts in Parenting/Mothering?

    I was participating in a conversation on Facebook this morning where a friend asked what questions would you ask of a parenting/mothering "expert". The word "expert" brought up some strong emotions in some of the commenters, even though I don't think that was the focus of the original … Read More...

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    Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

    I went searching for a chocolate cupcake recipe that uses coconut flour today in the effort to find something with some semblance of nutrition that my child will actually eat (and something I can have that's sweet and doesn't contain wheat). I found a recipe for gluten free cupcakes at Elana's … Read More...

Jan
30

Is Having a Massage Weekly Too Much?

I’m about to indulge in my one hour massage and i’m wondering how I can make this a weekly occurrence?

Jan
29

Testing WordPress on my iPhone

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve shared any new on here – time really does get away when you’ve got a small child. I have installed WordPress on my iPhone and this is a trial run to see how it works. If it looks ok, it might just be the thing that will allow…
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Aug
02

New Age Retro Mum is Nominated in "The Best WordPress Design Contest"

Just a quick little announcement – a fellow Studiopress Premium Theme lover, Keller Hawthorne, has today (1st of August) launched a new contest – “The Best WordPress Design Contest”. This is an opportunity for new blogs launched in 2009 to get a little better known by the web surfing population. Being a new blog, I…
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Jul
31

Weight Loss After a Baby – What is Best For You?

How many women do you know that have some issue with their bodies after having a baby? I haven’t found any concrete statistics (and if you have, please share – I’d love to see them) but my intuition tells me that I’m not the only one struggling with getting my body (and my thoughts about…
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Jul
22

Male Midwife says Women should “Toughen Up”

This was the comment from an article by a UK Male Midwife on the news recently. The headline was sufficiently intriguing that I watched almost the entire hour of news, waiting to see what angle this article would take and it actually turned out to be different than I thought it would. Any woman who…
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Jul
18

What is your “Perfect Day”?

I came across this “Perfect Day” exercise last year – not sure who it originated with, but it was in an email newsletter I received & so I copied it into a notepad file on my mac with the intention of doing it myself someday. Well that was almost a year ago (as per the…
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Jun
18

Should Both Parents be at Home?

In my last post on “Housewife Superstars” I shared my beliefs about mums being at home with their children – I am aware that not all share this belief – each to his (or her) own – whatever works for you. This is simply my belief based on what I have experienced in my life.…
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Jun
15

Is being a "Housewife Superstar" all cupcakes and roses?

While doing my “Housewifey” thing today & cooking up a few meals for the coming week, I watched a great article on 60 minutes called “Housewife Superstars”. (Don’t be fooled, I don’t usually cook on a Sunday for the week to come – it’s something I’d like to get into the habit of doing more frequently…
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May
21

Funerals or Birthdays – What matters more?

Strange question I know – but something I’m asking myself today. My little boy Daniel is celebrating his first birthday this Friday – an exciting time for any parent, a particularly happy occasion for us, given our history. Let me explain – in a nutshell (I’ll save the full story for another day), my daughter…
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May
02

Are Vaccines "Dangerous" and "Ineffective"?

Vaccination seems to be a hot topic at the moment, so while the interest is there, I’ll continue to share (that rhymes). Another article I saw tweeted recently shared some interesting snippets about vaccination. The article “Historical Facts Exposing the Dangers and Ineffectiveness of Vaccines” is from the website Vaccination Debate. (As with all of…
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