While its a topic that is beginning to be spoken about more publicly, and more through high profile media personalities, baby blues and postpartum depression still have a stigma attached to them. It’s important to note that the baby blues and postpartum depression are different due to the severity of symptoms. Continue reading
Why do we feel that we have to be everything?
I don’t know the answer to that question but it hit me yesterday out of nowhere. I woke up and felt tired all of a sudden. It lasted all day and into the evening and still I went to bed later than normal (why do we do that??). Husband has been overseas for work so I’ve been juggling the kids, two drop offs and pick ups to vacation care and day care, all the while continuing my corporate job which I enjoy, wanting to write and be busy, and sorting out our calendar for the next few weeks in order to have a social life and catch up with friends that we haven’t seen for a while. Basically trying to manage our general life. Continue reading
Muesli bars kids will eat
I’ve tried making numerous different muesli bars for my kids but with very little success. They were either tasteless, too crumbly or way too many ingredients that I couldn’t be bothered. I came across a recipe from the toddler ingredient and the yummy ingredients caught my eye as well as it appearing easy enough to make. So I decided to give it a go but altered the ingredients slightly based on what I had in the pantry. Continue reading
Kid’s development and tantrums – don’t you love that those two go together?!
Isn’t it funny how just one moment can get you thinking? Recently I was rushing out the door with our 5 year old and as I was getting him into the car he asked for something, and I said no. I was waiting for all hell to break loose. Instead he said ‘Okay’ and got in the car. Continue reading
So, did you survive term 1 of school?
One more day. One more day until the end of term 1. Seriously, 10 weeks gone in a blink! Sort of. Continue reading