Rocky's cheeky sneaky breakfast - Book review

Honestly my kids are so lucky to be able to get amazing children's books from generous people around the country. We have a fantastic children's book collection and I am so happy to be able to add "Rocky's cheeky sneaky breakfast" to it! :) My 3 year old (almost 4) is obsessed with animals, so she is loving on Rocky and his cheeky sneaky ways. The book is small and compact and can easily be popped in your bag to take on an overnight stay or be taken to a friends house. The story is simple and has easily accessible themes that are recognisible for children about not helping yourself and saying 'please' and 'thank you'. I really feel the books strengths lie in the beautiful graphic illustratio

Depression is a Sponge

Nikki talks about her most recent battle with depression, how it arrives at her doorstep and overstays its welcome sometimes. I’ve never written about my depression before. When I’m well, I forget how bad it feels. So this time I wrote my journey into Unwell while I remembered it, in the hope that someone who reads it might: Know they are not alone Better understand the struggle of a loved one Realise that mental illness is an Actual Real Thing From age 18-23, I lived in a giant black well. I put on 25kg because I ate my feelings. There were weeks when I was treading water, and weeks when I was bottom feeding and suicidal. I held a job… barely. I managed to finish my thesis and get a Master’

Why I decided to support LBGTQIA rights? and how the Auction for InsideOUT came about.

I had a few people ask why so passionate about all this? Well, I always have supported equality in all forms, since... well... forever. My Aunt, who I share the same birthday with, who is also my Godmother, is gay, and it has always been such a normal part of my life to have friends and family who identify as LBGTQIA. This particular auction began life as a desire to give away the book "Enid and her two mums". It was kindly sent to me all the way from Australia and it is such an awesome book! you can read the review HERE :) In searching for some items to give away with it I came up against some road blocks, a few people found that the book was too controversial :( I never actually thought an

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