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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...

May
01

Vaccination – The Right to Choose

Here in Australia we have a current affairs program on Sunday evening on the Seven network called “Sunday Night” – a little like 60 Minutes. This past Sunday their was an article on Vaccinations, sparked by the death of 4 week old baby Dana, who reportedly died of whooping cough. Channel 7 was inundated with…
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Apr
30

Vaccination Poll – Your Views

Unless you live in a cave (in which case you probably wouldn’t be reading this), news of the “swine flu pandemic” seems to be the hot topic of the moment. We’re being told by health authorities that a vaccine doesn’t yet exist for the swine flu, only for the regular flu and the avian flu…
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Apr
30

Winter has arrived in Melbourne – time to move North

Wow – the cold wintry weather has really hit Melbourne and there is still another month before winter officially starts. Another 6.30am training session this morning – all was ok when I got out of bed (apart from extreme tiredness after only 5 hours of sleep), but when I got outside (my personal training sessions…
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Mar
27

Time to myself

I’ve made something miraculous happen this morning – I’m on my own, in a cafe just me and my macbook pro, writing (and I’ve got a coffee too – bliss). This is the first time since my baby Daniel was born (May 2008) that I have made the opportunity for myself to have some time…
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Mar
26

Scared to take the next step?

I’ve been talking (with my husband & family) for a while of doing something different with my life – something a bit daring (for me anyway) and now that the opportunity has finally presented itself, I’m a little scared to take that next step. The lead up to the “shakeup” The lease on our townhouse…
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Mar
22

Making Changes

Have you ever wanted to make a change in your life but didn’t know where to start? If you’re feeling like this right now then join the club, because I am itching to make some big changes in my life and while ever I stay where I am, I feel frustrated, and sometimes even angry,…
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