July 11, 2018

I'm not sure why I'm writing this, but for some reason I feel like I always have to explain my food eating habits.

So I am trying to reduce my footprint on this earth, reducing my plastic consumption, trying to fix or mend things that I would have in the past just throw...

February 7, 2018

When my child was diagnosed with an allergy at around 3 years old, it was a long and annoying journey of trial and error, prick tests and blood tests, but we nailed it down to a bug… a crushed-up bug… that seems to be in everything from lollies to biscuits, from paints...

October 23, 2017

 

Incontinence after childbirth.

It is the stuff that no one really talks about...

But it is the stuff that we SHOULD talk about.

The thought for some conjures up a fear of coughing in public and surprise sneezes at the supermarket. 

It changes the way we loo...

October 5, 2017

Half of my freezer is stuff frozen into cube form! 

From grated zucchini, grated carrot, passion fruit, blended feijoa pulp to gravy, ginger and grated zucchini. 

It originally started when Scarlett started solids and I made all of her baby food and placed it into i...

July 6, 2017

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 re...

May 22, 2017

I myself have anxiety from time to time and it seems that so does my 5 year old.

I suspect that her stress is manifesting in physical ways also, as she complains of a sore tummy and I am suspecting it is increasing and prolonging a small allergic reaction into a larger...

May 12, 2017

Yay, we are all done and dusted with the chicken pox!

I think that in all reality we got off quite lightly with the girls and their chicken pox. They were covered in spots but everything else was mild (no high temps and bad sickness). I think the worst thing about havin...